PNCA chief Fouzia Saeed critically injured in car accident

Dr Saeed was touring Balochistan where she met with the unfortunate incident near Panjgur


Entertainment Desk July 05, 2021

Fouzia Saeed, Director General Pakistan National Council of the Arts, met with an accident on Sunday, the official account of PCNA confirmed on Twitter. According to the initial reports, Dr Saeed was touring Balochistan where she met with the unfortunate incident near Panjgur. She has now been shifted to Quetta for her treatment. Her condition remains critical.

Soon after the news of her accident made rounds on social media. Many took to Twitter and prayed for her swift recovery.

Dr Saeed, who took over PCNA last year, is well known in the culture sector of the country, particularly from the time she spent at the helm of the National Heritage Museum – Lok Virsa in the federal capital.

During her three-year tenure there, she took the institution to new heights, regularly holding events at the museum and giving a boost to the traditional and diverse folk culture of the country by hosting the annual Lok Mela and the National Language Festivals.

Dr Saeed has been working on women issues for decades, the outcome of which are her two books, “Taboo” and “Working with sharks”.

She was also head of the Folklore Society of Pakistan where she played a prominent role as a civil society member. Her book “Folk Heritage of Pakistan” is the only book of its kind, whereas the book “Forgotten Faces” is about women of folk theatre is a rare book on the subject in the English Language.

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