Azadi Mushaira to be organized on August 14: PAL

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ISLAMABAD, Aug 08 :Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) would organize national “Azadi Mushaira” on August 14 in connection with Independence Day celebrations.

PAL Chairman Prof Dr Yousaf Khushk told APP on Sunday that the academy has planned a number of programmes in connection with Independence Day celebrations.

He said that eminent poets and scholars would be invited in the “Mushaira”, adding that academy was making efforts to encourage young poets and writers.

Dr Yousaf Khushk said that the literary personalities had played very important role in creation of Pakistan.

He said that in the Independence Day celebrations, Pakistan Academy of Letters would hold various programmes in headquarter, Islamabad and all regional offices.

He further said that in the celebrations, writers, poets and scholars from across the country would participate in different literary events.