Notables to get ‘Legend of Sialkot’ awards


Local notables will get “Legend of Sialkot” awards during the Iqbal Week for their outstanding services in various fields. To pay tribute to the poet of East, all arrangements for Mushaira, Iqbal Night, sports competitions have been finalized.

Addressing the meeting in DC Office here on Saturday, Deputy Commissioner Abdullah Khurram Niazi said that personalities of the district who had rendered meri-torious services in their fields including science and literature, business, sports would be selected for the award.

The DC said that ‘Dangal’ being held at Murray College Sialkot on November 6 would be the best sports event of its kind in which national level wres-tlers would participate. Keeping in view the interest of people, the final match of football tournament would be played at Islamia College ground, he added.

Deputy Commissioner Abdullah Khurram Niazi said that famous poets including Amjad Islam Amjad, Dr Inamul Haq were expected to participate in the mushaira. He said that citizens would be in-vited to participate in the mushaira at Anwar Club.

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