Rawalpindi - The Rawalpindi Arts Council (RAC) arranged a three-day photo exhibition titled “Pakistan ki kahani tasavir ki zubani” here on Thursday. The exhibition was inaugurated by Federal Parliamentary Secretary for Defense Chaudhry Jaffar Iqbal while RAC Resident Director Waqar Ahmed and Director JNM Salman Tahir were also present on the occasion. More than 60 historic photographs of prominent Pakistan Movement leaders, including founder of Pakistan Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah and Muslims migrating from India were exhibited.

The photographs showed that Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah was meeting delegations of students, political leaders and Indian rulers at a convention of the All India Muslim League. Speaking on the occasion, Chaudhry Jaffar Iqbal praised the RAC for holding the exhibition. “The exhibition will create awareness among youth about the sacrifices made by their forefathers for the creation of Pakistan,” he added.

He said that the government had decided to hold events throughout August to commemorate the freedom movement and its heroes. “Pakistan is confronted with many challenges, especially terrorism now. We need solidarity and unity to overcome these problems,” he said.

RAC RD Waqar Ahmed said that Rawalpindi Arts Council had always celebrated every important day of Pakistan enthusiastically. Director JNM Communication Salman Tahir said that August 14 is the day to remember the sacrifices of our ancestors and to follow the notions of our national heroes. JNM Communication cooperated a lot for providing photographs. A large number of students and people also viewed the exhibition