Karachi, March 26, 2014 (PPI-OT): Special Assistant to CM Sindh for culture and Tourism Ms Sharlima Faruqui said that exclusive pictures of Sindh heritage and archeological sites exhibited today speaks of the diversity and vibrancy of the culture of Sindh.
Our culture is rooted thousands of years. Sindh has remained a cradle of various cultures from the dawn of Indus civilization. This she said at the photo exhibition “Sindh Heritage – A Pictorial Journey” organized by Sindh Culture Department at Frere Hall Karachi on Tuesday 25-03-2014.
She added that the main objective of the exhibition is to present as well as celebrate not only Sindh’s Culture but also its ambience, its people, its lifestyle. Thus representing all flavors of life in Sindh from history, sites, crafts, music and poetry to social culture and hence highlighting and promoting many facets of Sindh. History of any country is directly linked to its heritage which forms the basis of culture.
These are the elements that forms the foundations and anchors of our society without which we have no reality in time and space. Our younger generation is not properly aware and informed about the ancestors and the emergence of our society. Such events will be helpful to recognized their identity and feel them proud.
She further said that the traditions of Sindh reflect the cumulative influence of 5000 years, where various forms of expressions were eventually assimilated into one culture. From Mohenjo Daro to Bhambhor and Makli, study of history has provided ample evidence of the region’s unique aesthetic.
Speaker Sindh Assembly Agha Siraj Durrani had inaugurated the exhibition. While talking to media he said that such events are really needed in Karachi to bring people back to the peaceful life and release the tension prevailing in the city. He also cherished the efforts carried out by vibrant Sharmila Faruqui and Sindh culture department to promote and preserve the heritage of Sindh and organize such a wonderful events.
Other guest including V.C Sindh Madressat ul Islam Dr M Ali Sheikh, MPA Sania Naz, MPA Kosar Perveen, Russian Consul General Oleg N. Avdeev, Archaeologist Michael Johnson, and other foreign and Pakistani scholars, archaeologists, conservationists attend the exhibition and appreciated the initiatives taken by Sindh culture department.
The exhibition of beautiful images of the rich cultural architectural heritage will remain open for public with free entry on 26th and 27th March 2014 at 10:00am to 06:00pm at Frere Hall Karachi.
For more information, contact:
Public relation officer
Government of Sindh
Ph: 021-99206073 – 99202295