Tribute paid to poet Syed Arif at RAC

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RAWALPINDI, July 31 (APP): Rawalpindi Arts Council in collaboration with literary organization Sukhanwar on Sunday arranged a condolence reference and Mushaira here to pay tribute to legendary poet and journalist
Syed Arif.

Famous poet Dr Maqsood Jafferi presided over the function while senior poet Sarfraz Shahid and Syed Arif’s son Kamran Syed were the chief guests. President Sukhanwar Aftab Zia achnored the proceedings.

Resident Director RAC Waqar Ahmed in his welcome address threw light on the literary services of Syed Arif.

Speakers including Dr Zahid Chughtai,Wafa Chishti, Zia ud Din Naeem,Naeem Akram Qureshi,Saif Ali, Mehboob Zafar, Hafiz Noor Muhammad, Kamran Syed and Dr Maqsood Jafferi said that Syed Arif had possessed a distinguished place in the field of literature. They said he had a humble nature which made him popular among friends.