Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Amn mushaira held in Parachinar

PARACHINAR: To celebrate the reopening of the road after four consecutive years of tension in Kurram Agency and blockade of Thall-Parachinar Road, an 'Amn Mushaira' or a poetry recital session for peace was organised by Speenghar Adabi Jirga at Maikaykhel Tuesday.

Kurram Agency Political Agent Syed Musadiq Shah and APA of Upper Kurram Muhammad Fakhruddin presided over the session. Sitting on a snow covered open area the poets paid tributes to the elders for bringing about peace in the area and also expressed the full support to the administration through their poems.

Participants appreciated the step for peace and development of the area and sought more mushairas for decreasing tension and promoting peace. The elders of the area also attended the event and vowed to organise such events till the restoration of permanent peace in the area. Participants were entertained by Turi Dance and music programme at the end. Local press club also played a pivotal role in organising the event, which was appreciated by poets and officials in their speeches.