ISLAMABAD, Sep 24 (APP):President Dr Arif Alvi Tuesday noted a decline in the artistic works and underlined the need for making efforts for promotion of different genres of art including calligraphy as these reflected the overall development of a society.

He was addressing as special guest at the inauguration ceremony of three-day National Calligraphic Exhibition at the Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA), which was held in collaboration with the National History and Literary Heritage Division, Calligraphic Association of Pakistan and the National Language Promotion Department.