Arts Council hosts ‘Azadi Mushaira’ to mark Independence Day

Highly acclaimed poets across the world virtually participated in the event


News Desk August 13, 2021
PHOTO: EXPRESS

The Arts Council of Pakistan Karachi hosted an ‘Azadi Mushaira 2021' at John Elia lawn in the port city ahead of the country’s 75th Independence Day.

The Azadi Mushaira was presided by Dr Khursheed Rizvi from Lahore via zoom whereas Dr Peerzada Qasim Raza Siddiqui was the chief guest of the event.

The Mushaira was conducted by the chairperson of the literary committee of the Arts Council Dr Ambreen Haseeb Amber.

Expressing their patriotism, highly acclaimed poets from the world participated in the Azadi Mushaira 2021 through zoom and were appreciated by the audience through the comment section.

Eminent poets attended the event include Amjad Islam Amjad (Lahore), Abbas Tabish (Lahore), Yasmeen Hameed (Lahore), Izharul Haq (Islamabad), Sarwar Jawed (Quetta), Ashfaq Hussain (Canada) and Shahida Hassan (Canada).

Moreover, in-person Anwer Shour, Humaira Rehman, Tariq Sabzwari, Rehana Rohi, Akhter Usman, Khalid Moin, Ajmal Siraj, Rukhsana, Shakeel Jazib, Ayesha Naz and Alauddin Khanzada also were present.

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