“The Golden hour” depicting art work by professional artist has been inaugurated at PNC. It is a show of 15 renowned artists from all over Pakistan, exploring the northern areas including Naran, Babusar Top, Hunza and Khunjarab, capturing nature’s beauty with their creative originality and technical skills in their chosen mediums.
The artworks were mainly the outcome of 3rd Artists Summer Camp 2021, an annual program for senior and emerging artists and art lovers to gather, connect, practice and promote art, under the umbrella of Studio Ali Sajid and National Artists Association of Pakistan.
Ms. Nageen Hyat, Director of Nomad Gallery, while addressing to the attendees of the event, said: “This fine collection of art, representative of the northern areas of Pakistan, reflects the lush natural beauty of the landscapes and ambience, invoking a connection with nature and the urge to breathe in the pure air”.
Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training, Mr. Shafqat Mahmood graced the event and encouraged the artists to portray a positive image of Pakistan to the World. In his address, he also thanked Bestway Cement Limited for joining hands with Nomad Gallery and PNCA in sponsoring the exhibition.
The Managing Director, Bestway Cement Limited, Mr. Irfan A. Sheikh, added: “We take a leap beyond to encourage and facilitate our budding painters and aspiring artists of our homeland in structuring a prosperous imminent for its nation. The Best Way to foster the future”.
Bestway Cement is fully cognisant of its social responsibility. The company conducts its CSR activities mainly through its charitable trust, Bestway Foundation both independently and in partnership with specialist organisations.
It takes pride in its proactive development and welfare of the under-privileged through activities such as improving access to health services, education, vocational trainings, environmental conservation programmes, and creation of direct and indirect employment opportunities. Bestway Cement ranks among the 10 largest corporates in Pakistan in terms of annual CSR spending.