ISLAMABAD: National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage (Lok Virsa) organised launching ceremony of its two newly published books tilled ‘Aangai’ and ‘Chitral Ke Lok Geet’ with the great musical performance by renowned folk singer Mansoor Ali Shabab from Chitral. Senate Functional Committee on Problems of Less Developed Areas Chairman Senator Usman Khan Kakar commended Lok Virsa for promoting and projecting the indigenous folk culture of Pakistan, especially that of less developed areas. ‘Chitral Ke Lok Geet’ written by Mohammad Irfan and published by Lok Virsa describes culture of music and musicians here. Aangai by Ali Kamil Qazlabash is a compilation of poetry which reflects on the struggles of the Karak brides of Balochistan.
Published in The Express Tribune, January 30th, 2018.