RAWALPINDI: Rawalpindi Arts Council in collaboration with literary society Sukhanwar organized Mehfil-e-Masalma to pay tribute to the martyrs of Karbala which was presided over by senior poet Syed Arif.
Famous poet Naseem-e-Saher was the chief guest while young poet Ahmed Farhad participated as guest of honour. Aftab Zia was the compare of mehfil-e-masalma. Renowned folk singer Qurban Niazi sang marsia and received thunder appreciation. The poets Aftab Zia, Fareed Zahid, Saima Batool, Rashida Maheen Malik, Gul Muhammad Nazik, Yawer Azeem, Naveed Malik, Prof Kaleem Ihsan, Arshad Malik, Dr Aziz Faisal, Abdul Qadir Tabban, Sharf ud Din Shami, Dr Farhat Abbas, Prof Ali Kumail, Khurram Khaliq, Ahmed Farhad, Naseem Saher and Syed Arif recited their poetry related to Karbala incident.