SIALKOT : A renowned poet stressed a need for making an all-out effort for the promotion of Urdu, Punjabi and Persian languages.

Prof Anwar Masud bagged a big round of applause by holding his audience spellbound during a Mehfil-e-Mushaaira at Daska city here Friday.

He also lured the poetry-lovers by reciting his famous Punjabi, Urdu and Persian poetry including his famous poems Buniyaan, Maalik and Rahima, Ambari etc. Earlier, the local people accorded a warm welcome to Prof Anwar Masud upon his arrival at Daska city.