Nafees calls for promoting rich cultural heritage, language of Pakistan.


LONDON -- Pakistan High Commissioner to United Kingdom, Mohammad Nafees Zakaria has called for promoting rich national cultural heritage and language especially among the new generation. He was speaking as chief guest at "An evening of poetry and humour with Amjad Islam Amjad and Anwar Masood" at the premises of Pakistan High Commission London on last evening. The event was organized by Pakistan High Commission London, which was largely attended by members of Pakistani community belonging to different walks of life, language and poetry lovers, diplomats, literary figures, poets, writers, media and the staff of Pakistan High Commission.

Those spoke on the occasion included High Commissioner Mohammad Nafees Zakaria, reknowned poets Amjad Islam Amjad and Anwar Masood, former Director-General Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) and famous TV artist Touqeer Nasir, and poet Aqeel Danish, Amjad Islam Amjad Pakistani writer, poet and drama writer and Anwar Masood, poet famous for his comic poetry in Urdu, Punjabi and Persian languages. Speaking on the occasion, Mohammad Nafees Zakaria welcomed Amjad Islam Amjad, Anwar Masood and Tuqeer Nasir and other guests for their participation in this literary gathering. He said Pakistani soil offers rich cultural heritage and values which needs to be promoted. He on the occasion commended the efforts and contribution of Amjad Islam Amjad and Anwar Masood for promotion of literature in the country. He assured the participants that Pakistan High...

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