In the ceremony writer, Dr. Aftab in his speech said ” My first book took the 38 years of hard work. When a child learns to speak firstly he learns his mother tongue and reads it later and the same happens with thought process and art. I always follow the path of my mentors. I wrote 5 compilations, 3 books are based on criticism and research, My journey started from Liaquatabad I have written more than 600 to 800 poems. On this occasion Dr, Aftab Muztar recited poetry whereas Syed Ayaz Mahmood, Sohail Ahmed, Mohsin Raza Mohsin, Sajjad Ali, Shahzad Alam, Ajmal Siraj, Fahad Maqsood, Jawed Saba, Ghazal Ansari and Dr. Rukhsana recited the poetry of Dr. Aftab.
Report updated by: Shahid Mehmood Shahid