Cultural and Literary Bodies Get Grants to Promote Culture

Lahore, March 12, 2021 (PPI-OT): A ceremony was held at Al-Hamra to distribute cheques of grants in aid to different cultural and literary bodies of Punjab. Provincial Culture Minister Khayal Ahmed Kastro was the chief guest of the ceremony. A total of Rs. 8.6 million was distributed among fifty-four cultural and literary organizations at the event. Secretary Information and Culture Raja Jahangir Anwar, Executive Director Lahore Arts Council Dr Aslam Dogar, DG PILAC Dr Sughra Sadaf, Additional Secretary Culture Farhat Jabeen and others were present on the occasion.

Provincial Minister for Culture Khayal Ahmed Kastro while appreciating the working of the department, said that the Information and Culture Department is working hard for the development of fine arts, music and other genres. The cultural organizations working for the protection of art, culture, and heritage are doing a commendable job. He assured that the government would continue to provide support to cultural organizations. The ceremony was also addressed by Dr. Aslam Dogar, Executive Director, Lahore Arts Council.

For more information, contact:
Directorate General Public Relations
Government of the Punjab
Lahore, Pakistan
Tel: +92-42-9201390-86

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