Arts Council of Pakistan Karachi

آرٹس کونسل آف پاکستان کراچی‎

Launching of book titled “Ik Sher Abhi Tak Rehta Hai”

Renowned poet and linguist Professor Sahar Ansari has said that late Ghulam Muhammad Qasir was one of the finest modern poets of the country. He stated this while addressing a ceremony in connection with launching of book titled “Ik Sher Abhi Tak Rehta Hai” in the memory of Ghulam Muhammad Qasir held at Arts Council of Pakistan, Karachi on Wednesday, 3rd April 2019. The event hosted by Ambreen Haseeb was also addressed by Akram Kunjahi, Mubeen Mirza and Anwar Shaoor.
The speakers analyzed life and works of the late poet and admired him for his vision and creative art. They said that he had contributed to popular literary Urdu journals, newspapers, radio and television to educate people on different social, literary and political issues. Speaking on the occasion, Imad Qasir, elder son of the late poet, said that his legendary father crafted best images in Urdu literature. ‘He was master of playing with words and phrases, he added. During the event a documentary on late poet was also played to commemorate his literary works.