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April 1, 2016
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US: Folk singers attend Pakistan Day celebrations in Dallas

US: Folk singers attend Pakistan Day celebrations in Dallas

DALLAS: Pakistani folk singers attended Pakistan Day celebrations arranged by different organizations in Texas and Dallas.

The initiative was taken by Pakistan American Association of Texas South Asia Democracy Watch (SADeW), Pakistani student Associations at University of Texas Arlington, University of North Texas, University of Texas at Dallas, Sindhi Association of North America (SANA) and Koraqurum Thinkers Forum.

 Pakistani Folk Singers Wahid Allan Faqir, Mai Nimani Akhtar Mehrvi and Sajid Ali were amongst the guest singers from Pakistan along with a popular local band, Kismat.

People of all ages and all walks of life attended the festival. The hosting was done by  a popular host  and community activist Nazia Khan and a Graduate student, Syed Fawad Akhtar of University of Texas Arlington.

Syed Fayyaz Hassan, Secretary South Asia Democracy Watch addressed on the occasion of Pakistan Day. He said  dictatorship periods in Pakistan did harm to the country. He was of the view that the democratic process and norms would  take Pakistan on the road to success. He called on the democratic forces to cooperate with each other for the betterment of Pakistan.

Dr. Javaid Ajmal , President Pakistan American Association of Texas (PAAT) asked the Pakistani Americans to join hands to  participate in the community initiatives.

He highlighted the significance of working both at intellectual and cultural level by joining hands. He announced Visa Camp in May( in collaboration with Pakistan Consulate Houston) and the launch of PAAT office for community services at FUNASIA. He thanked the CEO of FunAsia and his whole team for their help in the community services.

John Hamid was awarded community services Award.  Senior Journalist of Jeo/ Jang/ The News and the Chief Editor/ Owner of Jago Times was also acknowledged and awarded for his journalistic excellence.

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