MULTAN: Punjab Institute of Language, Art and Culture (PILAC) Director General Dr Sughra Sadaf has said that Frequency Modulated (FM) Radio service would be introduced soon in the city to promote local culture and languages of the region.
She said this while addressing a ceremony “One evening with known poet, dramatist Mansoor Afaaq” at Multan Tea House on Monday. Additional Secretary to Punjab Chief Minister Zahid Saleem Gondal chaired the ceremony. City Police Officer Muhammad Saleem, Muhammad Afzal Shiekh and others were also present.
Sadaf said that PILAC would work to promote languages of the region. She added, “Multan is city of saints and PILAC would promote the messages of the sufis.”
She maintained, “We will propagate message of love and peace given by Khawaja Fareed and other sufis of the region.”
She said that promotion of local culture and languages would help bring people closer to one another.
On the occassion known poets, columnists and literary figures, including Khalid Masood Khan, Qamar Raza, Raziuddin Razi, Shakir Hussain Shakir, Nawazish Ali Nadeem, and Nadeem Bhabha also hailed Mansoor Afaaq for his unique contribution and services in the field of literature.
Published in The Express Tribune, October 24th, 2017.