Bazm-E-Sadaf Symposium organised

 13 Dec 2016 - 12:58

Bazm-E-Sadaf Symposium organised

The Peninsula

Second Bazm-E-Sadaf International Symposium and award ceremony along with poetry session was celebrated on December 9 at Retaj Residence Al Corniche Hotel.

Ahmad Ashfaq invited the dignitaries and poets on the stage and after Supplication was made, Mohd Habibun Nabi (Deputy Chief Patron) welcomed the guest. The programme was in three parts. In the 1st session International seminar on Mahjari Adab Aur Urdu Ki Nai Bastiyan” ( Migrated Urdu Literature And Its New Horizons), was the topic. Prof Irteza Karim (Director, National Council for Promotion of Urdu Language) presided the function and MS Bukhari was the Chief Guest. In this session, the participants were prominent ,scholars and drama and fiction writers, including Jawed Danish from Canada, Basir Kazmi from (UK), Anwar Zaheer (Germany) and Taslim Arif (India) and Prof Safdar Imam Qadari (UAE) was the Anchor for this session. Janab Malikul Zahur Ul Islam, Aziz Katib and Hasan Abdul Kareem Chougule were Guests of Honour and citation for award winners were read by Nadim Mahir and Aziz Nabil.

Prof Irteza Karim (Director National Council for Promotion of Urdu Language) shared the latest update with Minister of HRD (India). 

The awards were also presented at the ceremony. Dignitaries present for award function were Ambassador of India to Qatar P Kumaran, Prof Irteza Karim (Director National Council for Promotion of Urdu Language), M S Bukhari (Managing Director of Satco International).

First annual Bazm-E-Sadaf Awards (International awards for the promotion of Urdu) conferred to Jawaid Danish (Canada). 

Bazm-E-Sadaf Nai Nasl Award 2016, conferred to Dr Wahid Nazir (India).