Karachi, April 29, 2013 (PPI-OT): Sindh Governor Dr. Ishrat Ul Ebad Khan on Sunday lauding the work of prominent poet Syed Farooq Abidi said that the poet gave strength and courage to the people through his poetry.
He said this at launching of Syed Farooq Abidi’s poetry book “Adhori Manzir” at Governor House here. He said that Syed Farooq Abidi, Rauf Ahmed Siddiqi and Ms. Nighat Hina had organised poetry shows and created awareness about poetry among the people.
The Sindh Governor also announced to purchase 100 books of Farooq Abidi and give him Rs 0.5 million cash reward. Addressing the ceremony, Rauf Siddiqi said it is a distinction of Dr. Ishrat ul Ebad Khan that he organises poetry and literary programs in the Governor House. Later, the poet Farooq Abidi presented a copy of his book “Adhori Manzil” to the Sindh Governor.
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Syed Wajahat Ali
Press Secretary to Governor
Sindh Governor House
Tel: 99201217, 99201201-3