KPCTA to pay tribute to Pashto poet Ghani Khan

PESHAWAR   -   Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Culture and Tourism Authority (KPCTA) has decided to arrange an event on March 24 at Ghani Khan Dheri, Charsadda to pay tribute to renowned Pashto poet Ghani Khan on his 26th anniversary.

The ceremony will be held at Ghani Dheri area, Ghani’s native village in Charsadda district. Promotion and preservation culture, arts and tourism is KPCTA’s mission. In this regard famous personality who contributed a whole hearted life to Pashto culture, especially literature are given prior importance.

The aim of the event is to pay tribute to Ghani Khan’s contributions to art, peace, literature and humanism while the ceremony will also elaborate the importance of his poetry and contribution to literature of Pashto language.

Wellknown Pashto poet and academician Prof Abaseen Yousafzai along with Iqbal Hussain Afkar, Prof Dr Waqar Ali Shah, Dr Samiuddin and Dr Tanha will participate in the event. Academia students, local elders, officials and followers and fans of Ghani Khan poetry are also expected to attend the event.

The event will serve to revive and reiterate the artist work of Ghani Khan as it will be documented and published later to add to his life of literature contribution.

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