Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting, Farrukh Habib, appreciated the work of calligraphers who kept the unique art of calligraphy alive with true respect and love for Islam.
He was addressing the inauguration of the Islamic Calligraphy and Handicrafts Exhibition held at the Punjab Arts Council in collaboration with the Cultural Consulate Embassy of Iran.
The minister said that Islamic calligraphy was an effective tool to spread the message of Islam. Farrukh said that art and culture deserved a respectable place in society. “The work of calligraphy, presented in the exhibition, portraits a new face of art.”
The minister said that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government strongly believed in serving the public and was working devotedly to address people’s grievances. He added that the different global forums, including the United Nations (UN), World Economic Forum and the Bonn Challenge, appreciated PM Khan’s initiative of the billion tree plantation project in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Farrukh said that innovative projects like Panahgahs, Sehat Insaf Card, Ehsaas Programme, Kamayab Jawan Programme and Mera Ghar scheme were launched to facilitate the poor and youth so that a welfare state could be built in accordance with the state of Madinah.
Published in The Express Tribune, August 14th, 2021.
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