by Ali Ahmad
Gilgit, August 31:The second Mehfil Mushaira and Musical night organized by “Group of Friends” was held in Gilgit at the residence of Mr. Asalm. Mr. Rehmat ullah Baig was Mir-e-mahfil and Mrs Safida Ayub Chief Guest of the event.
The poets who presented their work included Mr. Riaz Ahmed , Mr. Ali Qurban, Mr. Sultan Ahmed, Mr. Saif Uddin, Mr. Ghulam Baqir Hayder, Mr. Seyd Akber and Mr. Zakir Hussain were among the participants who entertained the gathering with their fruitful poetries.
Professionals, students, businessmen and some notables from Gojal residing in Gilgit participated in huge numbers in the event.The guests expressed great admiration for organizing the gathering and good performances and the quality of poetry, appreciating artistic expression of messages and thoughts.
At the end of the literary night the participants showed great concern over the inactive role of WTCA and collectively recommended to reform the structure of the organization. It was unanimously agreed that there was a need to institute a reforms committee. The committee will be responsible for identification of weaknesses and formulation of strategies for strenghtening of WTCA. It was also decided to organize literally events on monthly basis under the patronage of institution.