ISLAMABAD, Aug 10 (APP): Renowned artist Muhammad Azeem Iqbal
introduced new techniques of art by using leather, wood, handmade paper, stones and
copper while preparing cultural floats of Pakistan Railways special Azadi Train.
Talking to APP here on Thursday, he said that now a days people like innovations in
art, adding that he is making efforts to introduce new ideas and innovative artwork.
He also said that Azadi Train 2016 cultural floats was also his creative art work which
was liked by people across the country.
He said that Azadi Train 2017 cultural floats are very beautiful in comparison to
previous year, adding that new models of historical buildings and Indus civilization
heritage added to the floats.
He expressed the hope that people across the country would like this
beautiful Azadi train cultural floats.
He said that cultural floats carrying models of Minar-e-Pakistan, Shahi Qila,
Bab-e-Khyber, Mausoleum of Quaid-e-Azam and his Ziarat residency, traditional houses,
rivers, boats, Indus Civilization, Shangrela Hotel, New Islamabad Airport, mountains and
all of which depict the culture of Sindh, Punjab, Balochistan, Khyber-Pakhtunkhawa, Azad
Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan.
The `Azadi Train’ will begin its journey on August 12 and will travel
from Islamabad to Karachi via Peshawar, Lahore and Quetta. The Azadi Train has
included on six cultural floats and five galleries.