Rawalpindi. The first-ever exhibition of senior calligrapher Jabir Hussain was organised by Rawalpindi Arts Council on Sunday. Member Punjab Assembly Raja Muhammad Hanif inaugurated the event. Syed Jabir Hussain a retired calligrapher from PTV, used Nastaleeq, Thuluth, Nasakh and freestyle as his tools. Jabir also uses bright watercolours in most of his calligraphies and often merges words into other words.
Member Punjab Assembly Raja Muhammad Hanif termed Jabir Hussain an asset for the country, while Waqar Ahmed praised the Rawalpindi Arts Council for arranging the exhibition.
The exhibition will run till July 19.
Published in The Express Tribune, July 15th, 2014.