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February 15, 2018

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309 calligraphers submit art works for contest

Islamabad: A total of 309 calligraphers from across the country have submitted their art works to the National History and Literary Heritage (NH&LH) Division for participation in the up-coming National Calligraphy Competition and Exhibition.

The jury members comprising over the expert calligraphers have started the scrutinising process to identify the best calligraphic art works for the week-long national calligraphy competition and exhibition, to be held from February 23 to 28.

Talking to APP on Wednesday, Adviser to Prime Minister on NH&LH, Irfan Siddiqui said, it is a matter of great satisfaction that calligraphers from far flung areas of the country including FATA, Gilgit-Baltistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir have submitted their unique art pieces to the division for participating in the competition which reflect their enthusiasm and love for this ancient art, he said.

He said national calligraphy competition and exhibition will help discover talented calligraphers from the remote corners of the country and play vital role in the revival of this Islamic art. The calligraphy competition and exhibition will be dedicated to Abdul Majeed Parveen Raqam who was a legendary calligrapher and rendered huge contribution in this field. This initiative will serve as catalyst toward promotion of glorious Islamic art of calligraphy in the country and motivate the young artists to get excellence in this ancient form of art, he said.

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