Creating awareness about objective of Pakistan Movement need of hour: Minister

Mian Aslam Iqbal said that imparting education and providing training to the children is the hallmark of living nations and boosting the abilities of the children, Lahore Arts Council is doing a great job in this regard.

LAHORE (INP): Punjab Minister for Information & Culture Mian Aslam Iqbal has said that creating awareness among the youth regarding objective of Pakistan Movement and unprecedented sacrifices rendered to achieve the separate motherland is need of the hour.

He urged, “Arts Council should play its due role for flourishing the hidden abilities of the children as well as arrange such programmes in connection with Independence Day which provide information to the children about the history of their country. Our languages and culture may be different but our thought is unify, enlightened Pakistan is our destination.”

The Provincial Minister expressed these views while addressing in an augural ceremony of 4th children art and craft workshop at Alhamra Art gallery Lahore on Monday. Executive Director Alhamra Athar Ali Khan and children participating in the workshop were present on the occasion.

Mian Aslam Iqbal said that imparting education and providing training to the children is the hallmark of living nations and boosting the abilities of the children, Lahore Arts Council is doing a great job in this regard.

He said that Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar is taking keen interest in the promotion of art and culture in the province and on his directions, Information and Culture Department has arranged special programmes to highlight the culture.

He said that information department has been specially directed to arrange programmes in connection with history of Pakistan, national songs and essay writing. Children are our future and providing them opportunities for expresses their abilities is our responsibility, he added.

Mian Aslam said that a large gathering of overseas Pakistanis during the Prime Minister Imran Khan visit to America is a proof that people spent thousands of dollars and travelled miles in the love of Pakistan. He said that we did not get separate motherland for thieves, looters and dacoits.

Earlier, Executive Director Athar Ali Khan while addressing the ceremony said that bright future of the country is linked with mental, creative and constructive guidance of the children. As many as 35 children are taking part in the workshop and they are being introduced with our moral values besides providing training in art, he added.

Later, under a plantation campaign, Mian Aslam Iqbal planted a tree along with son of former MPA and Artist Kanwal Ahmad Nauman. He said that trees are major cause of stop environmental pollution and land erosion. Greenery leaves a positive impact on human nature so that maximum trees should be planted for making environment green, he added.

He said that forest department will distribute 19 lakh saplings in 2019 for which 244 sale points have been set up at district and tehsil level. Saplings can be acquired from every nursery and district offices of forest department, he stated.

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