Oct 20, 2021, 3:10 PM
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Iran, Pakistan joint calligraphy exhibition inaugurated in Lahore

Islamabad, IRNA -- An exhibition of calligraphic works by the Islamic Republic of Iran and Pakistan arranged by the Iranian Culture Center opened in Lahore, country's cultural hub on Wednesday.

The exhibition was opened with the participation of the Pakistan Calligraphers Association, Iranian Consul General Mohammad Reza Nazeri, and Jafar Ronas, Director of Iranian Culture Center at Punjab Art Gallery.

In this exhibition, 40 works of famous Iranian calligraphers including Ali Reza Kadkhodai, Dr. Kazem Khorasani, and Massoud Saffar, and 17 calligraphers of Punjab province including Aslam Kamal, Homayoun Khan Bangesh, Shafiq Farooqi, and Khalid Mahmood Siddiqi have been exhibited.

The cultural event was inaugurated in the presence of some Pakistani personalities and officials, including Ms. Sughra Sadaf, director of Punjabi Institute of Culture, Art and Language, and  Mohammad Asim Chaudhry, executive Director of  Al-Hamra Art Center.

Speaking on the occasion the Consul General of Iran in Lahore said: The opening of the exhibition of famous Iranian and Pakistani calligraphers in Lahore, the cultural center of this country, will strengthen relations between the two countries.

He called the art of calligraphy the common heritage of the two countries and added we hope that after the end of the coronavirus epidemic and the current situation improves, the trip of Iranian and Pakistani artists to each others’ country would be arranged.

Jafar Ronas, Director of Iranian Culture Center highlighted the importance of the exhibition of bilateral ties.

It is worth mentioning that this exhibition will be open to visitors for 10 days.


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