PNCA to organize cultural show to mark Iqbal day on November 9

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: A colourful cultural show would be held at Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) on November 9 to mark the birth anniversary of National poet Allama Muhammad Iqbal.

To mark birth anniversary, a Puppet show, speeches, national songs and Tableau will be presented by children of various educational institutions.

The celebrations aimed to highlight the messages, thoughts and ideology of Allama Iqbal, a great National poet.

Allama Iqbal, born on November 9, 1877 in Sialkot, was a great leader of Muslims of the Sub-Continent and an important personality for the Pakistan Movement.

Iqbal was a Sufi poet for the modern age, who infused a revolutionary spirit in the nation through his poetry. His poetry has been translated in Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, English and several other languages.

Renowned singers Muhammad Ali, Babar Niazi, Javed Niazi & Gulshan Jehan will present Iqbal’s poetry.