Rawalpindi - Punjab Arts Council and Potohari Literary Society jointly organized the 8th Annual ‘Potohari Literary Conference’ at the Punjab Arts Council(PAC)here on Wednesday.

The ceremony was presided over by Chairman Pakistan Academy of Letters, Professor Dr Yousuf Khushk while Qazi Shaukat Mehmood, Dr Abdul Wajid Tabassum and Dr Humaira Ashfaq were special guests on the occasion.

Chaudhry Rafaqat performed the duties of the anchorperson.

The Potohari Literary Conference consisted of four sections, including launching 12 books, distributing awards among eminent personalities, and a Potohari music and poetry recital.

In his presidential address, Prof. Dr Yousuf Khushk said that all mother languages of Pakistan were flowers in a bouquet.

He said that the role of literary organizations in promoting the mother language was also commendable.