KARACHI - Sindh Governor Dr Ishrat-ul-Ebad Khan has said that establishment of an institution is being considered which would work specifically for artists.
The artist community would themselves forward suggestions in this regard and the government would implement them. He expressed these views while talking to media representatives after inaugurating a park named after famous artist Moin Akhtar in Clifton.
The Governor said that more such monuments and projects would be named after Moin Akhtar who, he said, was a great artist and asset for his country. He said that Legend Trust was also providing help to artist community on permanent basis and its trustees were selected from among the corporate sector.
He further said that the auditorium in Arts Council of Karachi was also named after Moin Akhtar.
Provincial Minister for Local Government Agha Siraj Khan Durrani, Administrator Karachi Fazlur Rehman, DCO Karachi Muhammad Hussain Syed, Director General Parks Liaquat Ali Khan, famous writer Anwer Maqsood, Fatima Surayya Bajia, artist Qaser Nizamani, Faisal Qureishi, Umer Sharif, Talat Hussain, Behroz Subzwari, Sajid Hussain and others were also present on this occasion.
Provincial Minister for Local Government Agha Siraj Khan Durrani also paid tribute to late artist Moin Akhtar. He said that Governor of Sindh had done a big thing today, though, naming a park after such a big artist was not a huge thing but its only the commencement, he said. Writer Anwer Maqsood on this occasion thanked Governor of Sindh and Minister for Local Government.