Published On: Sun, Jun 9th, 2019
Published in Category: Government

Punjab government to establish new arts councils on district levels

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Rawalpindi: Government of Punjab has decided to allocate spacious funds in current budget to establish new arts councils on district levels all over Punjab.

In this connection Chief Minister Punjab Usman Buzdar has issued special directives to promote regional culture to counter fanaticism. A comprehensive plan has been formulated to enhance brotherhood, tolerance and solidarity through cultural activities and regional festivals.

These activities will be a great source to present the positive image of Pakistan and will create livelihood at large.

Executive Director Punjab Council of the Arts Saman Rai appreciated the decision. In her statement issued on Saturday she said that cultural institution of Punjab have been promoting culture of Punjab and Punjab Council of the Arts has been playing its leading role in this regard.

She said that cultural institutions have central role for protection of lok virsa, to convey the message of peace to common people.