Condolence reference for poet Rashid Saqi

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Staff Reporter

In memory of prominent poet Rashid Saqi, a condolence reference was arranged under auspices of Bazm-e-Hamd-o-Naat in collaboration with Punjab Council of the Arts, Rawalpindi (PUCAR) on Monday.
Senior poet Prof Dr Ehsan presided over the reference while Athar Zia anchored it.
Speakers including Prof Jalil Aali, Naseem-e-Sahar, Syed Zia uddin Naeem, Syed Abrar Hussain, Arsh Hashmi, Ali Ahmed Qamar, Nusrat Yab, Kashif Irfan, Junaid Azar, Anjum Khalique, Ayesha Fatima, Iftikhar Saqi, Zulfiqar Saqi, Director PUCAR Waqar Ahmed, Shama Qureshi, Naeem Akram Qureshi, Dr Aziz Ehsan, Syed Asif Akbar and Hafiz Noor Ahmed threw light on life and work of Rashid Saqi.