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May 9, 2021

PAL organises Mushaira

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May 9, 2021

Islamabad : Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) on Saturday organised first international online women ‘Hamdiya and Naatia Mushaira’, as a part of a series of ‘Mushairas’ being organised by the academy in Ramazan.

Eminent scholar and poet Sarwat Mohiddin presided over the ‘Mushaira’.

Dr. Sehar Imdad Hussaini (Karachi) and Najma Mansoor (Sargodha) was the chief guests on the occasion while Dr. Ayesha Masood moderated the event.

Yasmeen Sehar (Jhelum), Abida Taqi (Islamabad), Bina Gowindi (USA) and Dr. Syada Amna Bahar (Muzaffarabad) were the guests of honour.

Eminent poets including Iman Qaisrani (Dera Ghazi Khan), Rukhsana Saba (Karachi), Shahida Sardar (Peshawar), Ghazala Ghazal (Peshawar), Mahmooda Ghazi (Islamabad), Samina Qadir (Peshawar), Riffat Wahid (Rawalpindi), Shafqat Hayat (Taxila), Farah Asad (Peshawar), Maqsooda Hussain (Rawalpindi), Samina Gul (Sargodha), Sabeen Yunas (USA), Saba Javed (Peshawar), Qudsia Qudosi (Malaysia), Naseem Naz (Peshawar), Jahan Ara Tabussam (Quetta), Sehar Ali (Karachi), Arfana Amir (Gujranwala) and Komal Joiya (Kabeer Wala) presented their ‘Hamdiya and Naatia’ poetry in the online event.