Sindh Cultural Day
Karachi—The Governor of Sindh, Justice (Retd) Saeed-uz-Zaman Siddiqui, has felicitated the people of the province on Sindh Culture Day.
He said in a statement here on Sunday that culture is the backbone for any nation and is also an identity. The Governor said that Sindh has a very old civilization and it is also a land of Sufis.
He said that the culture day is an occasion to foster unity, cohesion and tolerance. The Governor said that Sindh has a great cultural heritage and that the ‘Topi’ and ‘Ajrak’ is the identity of the people from the province of Sindh.
Meanwhile For the fourth year in a row, the U.S. Consulate General in Karachi marked Sindh Culture Day with a folk music concert and reception.
Consul General Grace Shelton welcomed Sindhi media and dignitaries to the event. The Sindhi folk musicians Arbab Khan Khoso from Badin played the Al-ghozo, Sattar Jogi from Tharparkar played the Murlee and acclaimed singer Ahmad Mughul enthralled the participants with their soothing music.
Consul General Grace Shelton speaking on the occasion of her first Sindh Culture Day said, ‘Sindh is a land of mystics, Sufis, poets and saints; the people of this land have created a peace-loving, inclusive and tolerant society. On this great cultural day, the United States wishes prosperity and peace to the people of Sindh’, she said.