Three-day drama festival starts at NUML

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Staff Reporter

Islamabad—A three day film and drama festival started here at National University of Modern Languages (NUML) on Tuesday arranged by Faculty of English Dramatics Club. Regional campuses of NUML and universities of twin cities are participating in the festival, said a news release. Rector NUML Major General Zia Ud Din Najam (Retd) addressing on the occasion said that education is beyond four walls of class room and such kind of activities are essential for personality grooming of the students. He said that getting degree is not important but getting knowledge is vital for not only the individual but for the society as well. He commended the performance of students and congratulated Dr. Safeer Awan, Dean English for activating the Dramatics Society of NUML. Earlier, Dr. Safeer Awan Dean in his welcoming address said that new generation is living in a virtual world; they are unaware of the norms of our society as they spent time on social media which is virtual and totally ignorant about the real world. He said that performing arts play significant role in personality building. He stressed that such festival will be held on regular basis.