LONDON: A memorial plaque of Allama Iqbal was unveiled at Shakespeare's birth place in Stanford-upon-Avon in the United Kingdom on Saturday.
The plaque, inscribed with calligraphy of Urdu, Persian and English versions of Iqbal's poem on Shakespeare, was unveiled during Shakespeare's birth anniversary celebrations.
On the occasion, renowned actor and compere Zia Mohyeddin recited poetry of Iqbal. Folk artistes from all the four provinces of Pakistan , who were in the UK for the event, performed for the audience.
In his address, Pakistan High Commissioner to the UK Wajid Shamsul Hasan said literature transcends geographical borders and time.