RAWALPINDI: Under the auspices of the Punjab Arts Council, a Punjabi poetry recital was organized on the occasion of the 552nd birth anniversary of Sikh spiritual leader Baba Guru Nanak to promote inter-faith harmony here on Sunday.
The poetry recital was presided over by renowned poet Prof. Dr Arshad Mahmood Nashad while Dr Farhat Abbas and Naseem Sehar participated as guests of honour in the special gathering.
Famous poets Anjum Khaliq, Prof Baqir Wasim, Tahir Baloch and others also recited their poetry and tribute paid to Baba Guru Nanak on his birth anniversary. Arif Farhad anchored the poetry recital. Director Punjab Arts Council Waqar Ahmad said on the occasion that Baba Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s birthday is a happy occasion for the Sikh community. Baba Guru Nanak always conveyed the message of peace, brotherhood, brotherhood and love. It is a gift for the community. The Sikh community considers Pakistan as their second home.
The holy places of the Sikh community are preserved all over Pakistan including Punjab. A large number of people belonging to the literary circle participated in the concert.