Islamabad, July 16, 2017 (PPI-OT): Logo for the 70th Independence Celebration launched by State Minister for Information and Broadcasting Maryam Aurangzeb, Federal Minister for Railway Khawaja Saad Rafique an Advisor to Prime Minister on National Heritage Irfan Saddiqui here at the PNCA Auditorium Islamabad, the completion was announced in April, 2017 inviting Pakistani from all over the world. About 400 entries from 200 artists were received, the designs were judged by the competent jury team.
Maryam Aurangzeb while launching the logo expressed her satisfaction at the progress and achievements of Pakistan. We have to introduce to educate our youth about the history and culture of Pakistan and to make them proud of their country, she added. The culture plays a very vital role in bringing nations of the world close to each other. She also declared the plans of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting for 70th celebration of Independence of Pakistan.
She congratulated the winners of the competition Saba Zaman who is a BSc student of NUST University, Saad Rafique also highlighted the role of youth in making Pakistan prosperous. He urged the youth to work hard for the future of Pakistan. We are proud of our people as Pakistanis are playing leading role in all sphere of life all over the world. Irfan Saddiqui appreciated the contribution of culture institutions for projecting Pakistani art and culture at home and abroad.
Jamal Shah DG, PNCA while explaining the logo competition said that government is making special efforts in promoting art and artists of the country, he also spoke about cultural caravan which well started from Urumqi, China from and well end at Gwadar Pakistan. This cultural caravan will consist of artists, film makers, artisans, singer, anthropologists and journalists.
For more information, contact:
Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA)
Ministry of Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage
F-5/1, Islamabad, Pakistan