Adviser to Prime Minister for Political and Public Affairs and National Heritage and Culture Engineer Amir Muqam on Tuesday urged the literary persons to promote positive thinking among citizens through their writings.
“It is the national responsibility of literary persons to use the power of their pen to end ignorance and inculcate positive and constructive thinking among the citizens”, he said.
He stated this during his visit to Pakistan Academy of Letters where the Adviser was warmly received by the Chairman PAL and senior officials of the Academy. Federal Secretary National Heritage and Culture Fareena Mazhar was also present on the occasion.
Speaking on the occasion, Amir Muqam said that literary activities are indispensable for promotion of peace, tolerance and generosity among the people.
He said that PAL should organize more literary activities to promote literature of the country of all national languages.
Advisor to Prime Minister also planted a sapling in the lawn of the Academy.
Chairman PAL Dr. Yousaf Khushk and other senior officials briefed the Adviser to Prime Minister about various activities and projects of PAL.
On this occasion, Chairman PAL also apprised the Adviser about the endeavors made at academy to promote literary activities in the country.
Chairman and senior officials of PAL also briefed him about the forthcoming projects of the Academy including the launch of the Literary Museum, international literary conference, children international conference and Hafiz Alpuri seminar to be organized .