|A Mushaira Under The
Auspices of Halqa-E-Fikro Fun
Al- Khobar KSA
By Mohammad Ishaq Naseem Rana
|Sept. 2000 - A Splended Mushira was
arranged on the occasion of Pakistan Defense Day recently in Al-Khobar, a city of lights
in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. This city is popular and famous because, it is
the only closest
city to the world largest oil company (SAUDI ARAMCO) Headquarter in Dhahran.
This was held under the auspices of Halqa-e-Fikro Fun a social organization
in the area at Mohammad Younas Qazi residence. Doctor Ghafar Hussaini, a
famous ghazals and Nazms poet presided the Mushaira. Professor Iqbal Ejaz
Baig, a poet, critic and Afsana Writer from Riyadh was the Chief Guest.
Javed Akhtar Javed a poet, Journalist perform as Nazim-e-Mushaira. Other
prominent Pakistanis included Riyaz Ahmed Bajwa, President, Parents Forum,
and Engineer, Ejaz A. Qazi, ex VP, Engineer Forum. The program was started
with the recitation from the holy Qura'an by Misbah Babar. The
Nazim-e-Mushaira, Javed Akhtar Javed paid homage to Pakistan's gallantry
forces who are capable of defending our home land and prayed for the Martyrs
of 1965 and 1971 wars with India. All the poets paid homage to Pakistani
The poets recited their ghazals and nazms (poems) from Riyadh, Khobar,
Dammam and Jubail included: Doctor Ghafar Hussaini, Professor, Iqbal Ejaz
Baig, Javed Akhtar Javed, Mohammad Younus Qazi, VP, Parents Forum, Aftab
Ali Turabi, Doctor Iqbal Wajid, Naz Muzafarabadi, Tariq Mehmood Tariq, Iqbal
Ahmed Qamar, Zain Siddiqi, Nazim Urdu Markaz, Ishaq Naseem Rana, Sr. VP,Pakistani Community Council and President of Overseas Pakistani Society of Journalists.
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