LAHORE - Punjab University College of Art & Design organised a memorial reference for Mrs Anwar Afzal, Ex-Chairperson of Department of Fine Arts and one of the pioneer faculty member, here at the Anna Molka Gallery of the College.

Mrs Afzal breathed her last in the last week of Dec 2011. College Principal Prof Dr Rahat Naveed Masud, faculty members and family members of Mrs Afzal, her two sons Mobeen Afzal and Imran Afzal and others were also present on the occasion.

Prominent artists, art critics, intellectuals and art-historians shared their thoughts while few of Mrs Afzal’s students shared their memories with her. Dr Ajaz Anwar, Zara David and Tahira Ayaz also shared their memories. Moreover, Shahnaz Malhi, Dr Shaukat Mahmood, Javed Iqbal, Zahra Aslam, Shahnawaz Zaidi, Jamila Zaidi and Sabiha Haider also spoke at the occasion. A presentation covering life and works of Mrs Anwar Afzal was exhibited while Nadeem Alam read a paper in this context.