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January 30, 2020

Jimmy vows to continue serving Pakistan

Lahore

January 30, 2020

Lahore:Renowned Pakistani artist, social worker and peace activist Jimmy Engineer is determined to continue his efforts for earning more laurels and honours for him and his motherland through his creative art work.

He also reiterated his commitment to continue serving Pakistan and its people. He said he was committed to enhancing the image of the motherland among the comity of nations through his creative art work display in more and more foreign countries. He said this during his interaction with the members of American and Pakistani communities’ members in Houston,, US, according to a message received here. Jimmy Engineer is spending maximum time with his elderly father there before returning home in the third week of February. He said that he had dedicated all his artistic qualities and energies for enhancing the soft, positive, moderate image and prestige of Pakistan and its peace loving people. He said he was doing all this for years together as he regarded himself as the servant of Pakistan on the direction of well-known religious scholar Sufi Barkat Ali of Darul Ehsan near Faisalabad.

Jimmy told the gathering that while spending some time abroad he was gathering new ideas and thoughts, which, he would be trying to transfer on big and small canvasses in colours on his return home in continuation of earning more and more possible honours and laurels through his creative art.

He said that he already regarded huge Pakistan Movement paintings series and mural of “Javid Namah”, poetic collection of Allama Muhammad Iqbal, as his major artistic achievements and believed that this was not all; there is much more to do and create.

Responding to questions from those present, Jimmy Engineer said that as an artist the years 2013 and 2014 were quite hectic for him as an artist as he had organised as many as solo and group art shows in foreign countries one after the other. He said that he had participated in group paintings exhibitions with Pakistani artists in Jakarta, Indonesia, and in Dubai, UAE, with Indian artists and held solo major shows of his creative artwork in Singapore twice, Bangkok, Thailand, and Mississauga, Canada, once each.