Quaid’s rare photographs on display at National Art Gallery


ISLAMABAD, Dec 20 (APP): Visitors from twin cities of Rawalpindi and
Islamabad took keen interest in the rare photographs of founder of Pakistan, Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah displayed in the exhibition held at National Art Gallery (NAG) on Tuesday.
The exhibition was part of the week-long celebrations “Humara Quaid” by Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) in connection with birth anniversary of Quaid-e-Azam.
The celebrations are aimed at educating the young generation about Quaid’s life and struggle through which he made a history by bringing Pakistan on the world map.
The event highlighted the importance of educating youth about Quaid’s vision of progressive democratic Islamic welfare state where justice, equality protection to religious minorities and harmony will prevail.
Around 300 children from different schools took part in Quaid portrait painting competition.
Children were given 1’x’ plat surface with images of the Quaid with the task to color the images of Quaid according to their imagination making it colorful and live.
Tableau on the theme of “Quaid ka Pakistan” was the second event in which student of different schools participated.
Quality School Foundation stood first in the competition, Divisional Public School second, Nishter School and College System third and Hassan Academy Special Education fourth.
Participants were awarded certificates while winners received shields for outstanding performance.
PNCA urged the youth at home and abroad to share their collection of
Quaid’s photographs, pictures of Quaids belongings and other memorabilia and take part in the contest.
Secondly, Quaid’s birthday cake designing and backing competition is
also part of the celebrations.
Winners of both the competitions will received prizes and awards.
A large number of students participated in the Quiz competition among
children about Quaid’s life and struggles, special puppet show, tableau and Quaid’s portrait competitions in PNCA.
The winners of these competitions have been awarded shield and certificates.