Lahore: The X2 Cafe Tuesday paid a special tribute to renowned Gabriel Garcia Marquez, a prominent 20th century novelist, screen writer and journalist. Eminent writers and critics Quddus Mirza, Dr Ghazala Irfan, Dr Umar Adil and Asghar Nadeem Syed addressed the ceremony and discussed the literary and celebrated works of the Nobel Prize-winning author. Asghar Nadeem Syed appreciated the initiatives taken by X2 Cafe for promotion of literature and artwork, saying that such functions should be held in all good places in town.
Gabriel José de la Concordia García Márquez was a Colombian novelist, short-story writer, screenwriter and journalist, known affectionately as Gabo throughout Latin America.–PR