Popular Indian lyricist, writer Javed Akhtar and Bollywood superstar Shabana Azmi arrived in Lahore via Wagha Border to attend 4th Faiz International Festival.
Akhtar also met Governor Punjab Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar at the governor house and reciprocated his message of peace and love. The Governor said that Pakistan believes in peace and wishes to establish a harmonious relationship with all its neighbouring countries. Azmi also expressed excitement and desire for friendship and peaceful relations between two countries.
“It is an honour for us to host this event and have numerous guests attending. Everyone who participates is a guest of honour for us,” stated Faiz Ahmed Faiz’s daughter, Salima Hashmi in an earlier statement.
The festival is scheduled to run from November 16 to November 18 at Lahore’s Alhamra Arts Council. The Faiz International Festival is an amalgamation of music, art and literature. It brings for the audience theater performances, musical evenings, film shows, art exhibitions, discussions, folk nights and much more. More than 100 scholars, speakers and panelists will participate in the event. While performances by more than 30 national and international artists are also slated to spellbound the audience.
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17 November, 2019