Condolence reference in memory of Zaman held

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Arts Council of Pakistan Karachi held a condolence reference in memory of internationally renowned Qawwal Zaman Zaki Taji at Lobby Area of the ACP.

Renowned Qawwal Abu Farid Ayaz, Afzal Sabri. Director Nazar Hussain, Singer Imran Javed, Taj Muhammad Niazi, Shah Zaman alias Jimi, Saqib Taji, Actor Ali Hassan, Hamza Akram, Faisal Zaki, Mehr Jawad, Aziz Ahmadzai, Tauqeer, Syed Mehdi Kazmi, Abdul Majeed Abdani, Sajid Ali Khan Hamsar from Delhi, Shafiqul Zaman Taji and others spoke on the occasion while Noman Khan performed the duties of the moderator, said a communique.

Arts Council Governing Body Member Iqbal Latif said that Zaman Zaki Taji was a great pillar of the genre of Qawwali. I also had a connection with Qawwali, he said.Ali Zaman Taji while expressing his views said, ‘I will follow footsteps of my father.’

On the occasion Singer Imran Javed, Taj Muhammad Niazi, Syed Mehdi Kazmi, Hamza Akram, Shafiqul Zaman Taji & Actor Ali Hassan also expressed their views.

Ground breaking ceremony held for construction of Sir Syed mosque

Ground-breaking ceremony for the construction of Jama e Masjid Sir Syed was held at the new campus of Sir Syed University, situated at 200 acres land in Education City. It was attended by the members of Aligarh Muslim University Old Boys’ Association and management team, said a statement on Tuesday.

Speaking on the auspicious occasion, Chancellor SSUET, Jawaid Anwar said that the AMUOBA’s goal is to develop, construct and maintain a permanent masjid for Muslim community in the new campus.

It was attended by the members of Aligarh Muslim University Old Boys’ Association and management team, said a statement on Tuesday.The project is expected to take about a year and a half to complete and the grand mosque contains 3 domes and 2 minarets with a beautifully designed large prayer hall.