The Rawalpindi Arts Council (RAC) in collaboration with literary society Sukhanwar launched the book “Pearl String of Saddozais” by renowned writer and poet Sabir Hussain Sabir.
Social worker Sheikh Mukhtar Ahmed presided over the ceremony while former Islamabad High Court chief justice Sardar Muhammad Aslam and Advocate Sardar Muhammad Ishaq were the chief guests.
Sukhanwar President Aftab Zia anchored the book launching ceremony. The speakers included Azhar Gillani, Akhtar Parveen, Dr Sardar Muhammad Kaleem, Dr Mazhar Qayyum, Abid Khurshid, Dr Zahid Hassan Chughtai, Maulana Abdul Kareem, Dr Maqsood Jafferi, Sardar Muhammad Aslam, Sardar Muhammad Ishaq and Sheikh Mukhtar Ahmed Islahi.
They threw light on the life and work of Sabir and said the book was written in a scientific way and gave facts about the Saddozai tribe. RAC Resident Director Waqar Ahmed termed the book a great gift for students of history.
Published in The Express Tribune, June 9th, 2015.
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