Rawalpindi  - The Rawalpindi Arts Council (RAC) in collaboration with literary society Daira arranged a launching ceremony of the book “Sabeel-e-Ashak” by Pride of Performance winner poet Sabz Ali Shahzad yesterday.

Chief Advisor of Culture Ministry of Iran Ali Asghar Ahadi was the chief guest while Chairman Daira Dr Ghazanfer Mehdi presided over the ceremony.

Addressing the ceremony, Asghar Ahadi said cultural must be used as a tool to mitigate differences among human beings and message of love must be spread to make society peaceful.

He said intellectuals were the torch-bearers who deliver the message of peace instead of war and Sabz Ali also selected same subject in poetry. Chairman Daira Dr Ghazanfer Mehdi said that such kind of ceremonies must not be confined to religious scholars but all citizens according to the present era must be invited. He applauded the services of Sabz Ali Shazad and Raza Ali Kazmi in the field of literature. Syed Hamid Alam Huda from Iran said that unity of Muslim Ummah is the only solution to all problems. The launching ceremony was also addressed by DG Khana Farhang Iran Muhammad Akbari, Manzar Naqvi, Prof Dr Nazir Tabbassum, Syed Raza Kazmi, Bushra and Batool.