A cultural musical program was organized at Rawalpindi Women’s University by Punjab Arts Council (PAC) on Thursday in the light of the instructions of Provincial Minister for Culture, Sports and Youth Affairs Malik Taimur Masood Akbar.
Vice Chancellor of Rawalpindi Women’s University Prof. Dr. Anila Kamal was the chief guest of the musical program.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Professor Anila Kamal said that Punjabi culture is one of the oldest cultures in the history of the world. Culturally, historically, religiously and geographically, Punjab has all the attractions that attract a tourist. Punjab has historical forts, rivers, desert ranges, and beautiful gardens.
She said there are mountain ranges and Punjab is famous all over the world for its healthy and delicious food. The term culture is used to cover all the activities of human life, when viewed psychologically. There is a mutual relationship between social values and culture and civilization, she added.
Assistant Director Muhammad Suleman, representing the Arts Council, said that Punjab is a rich province in terms of culture, in which the colors of Punjabi, Saraiki, Pothohari culture are prominent. Culture is the identity of any region. Nations that do not protect their culture lose their identity in the world. Punjab Arts Council and Department of Information and Culture have rendered valuable services for the protection of culture. The approval of first Cultural Policy of reflects the priorities of the Punjab government, he added.
Folk dances of four provinces, Azad Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan are presented in the cultural program. Samina Khan’s singing made the audience sway. A large number of students participated in the cultural musical program.