Monday, June 9, 2008

University of Karachi Resolved to promote Sindhi Culture and Language

KARACHI, June 8: Several provincial ministers and members of the Sindh Assembly at the Kahani Conference held at the University of Karachi resolved to promote Sindhi literature and culture as part of the government’s policy of raising the standard of education and literacy rate in the country.

Speaking at the conference, organized by KU’s Sindhi Department in collaboration with the Anis Ansari Academy on Saturday on the campus, Sindh Minister for Culture Ms Sassui Palijo, who was chief guest along with Minister for Works and Services Manzoor Hussain Wassan, said that the government was paying utmost attention to the education sector. She observed that youngsters of our society were quite able and talented.

Ms Palijo announced a sum of Rs1 million for the “Sindhi Chair” at the university.
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Thursday, June 5, 2008

Fahim Allan Fakir in concert

Son of the world renowned charismatic singer and musician, Allan Fakir, Fahim Allan Fakir was trained from an early age in the Sufi tradition still prevalent at the Shrine of Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai.

Fahim will be performing at Alliance Francaise with traditional Sindhi instrumentalists and is geared to mesmerize you with his soulful voice.

Date : Saturday, June 7, 2008
Time : 9:00pm - 11:00pm
Venue : Alliance Française de Karachi
Block 8, Kehkashan Clifton
Karachi, Pakistan
Contact: director@afkarachi.com