Karachi: renowned poet, and literary personality, Ghulam Ali Wafa has appreciated the work of literary academies in promoting Urdu language and literature in all times. He also appreciated all the people who are associated with these academies and have facilitated their work in any way. Poet Ghulam Ali Wafa was speaking at a poetry conference held in honour of the members and officials of the newly formed Literary organization called Dabistan e Sukhan.
Poet Ghulam Ali Wafa said that the more literary organizations in the city meant more promotion of Urdu literature which is a positive step. He thanked the organizers of the event, the ‘Idara-e- Fikr-e Nau’, for recognizing the work of the individuals associated with the organization and holding such a beautiful event which featured such intellectual guests and audience. He also urged everyone to play their part in promoting Urdu among the citizens of Karachi.
The chief guest at the event was renowned poet and social activist Abdul Waheed Siddiqui. The event was hosted by the general secretary of the organization, Mr Rasheed Khan Rasheed. Many poets presented their poetry at the occasion which included names like Rasheed Khan Rasheed, Mohammad Ali Gauhar, Dr. Nisar Ahmed Nisar, Gul Anwar, Zafar Bhopali, Mahnoor Khanzada and others.