ISLAMABAD (APP) - Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) will stage play 'Raees Khana here on July 14 (today) by Pattan Lok Natak. The play is based on the story of human desires and social attitudes. It depicts the life of its main character 'Fazlu who searches for opportunities to get rid of poverty from his life. Written and Directed by William Pervez and produce by Pattan Lok Natak Islamabad, the story revolves around the nature of different relations that play their role in human life. Raees Khana portrays those aspects of human life, which capture the bitterness of a society - an outcome of choosing negative ways to meet the desires. The play is being staged as part of month-long drama festival at National Art Gallery while the festival would conclude on July 16. The PNCA has invited 20 popular theater groups of Pakistan to present their popular plays dealing with social issues and traditional stories for performing art lovers. Director General PNCA, Naeem Tahir told this news agency that thousands of people were enjoying different plays screened daily at the auditorium of National Art Gallery and Open Air Theater. The popular theater groups of the country were screening their creations relating to cultures of different Pakistani regions and social issues. Meanwhile, the Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) has started here 'Children Summer Art Classes to provide learning opportunities for the students and amateur artists during the summer vacations. The classes will continue till August 31 with the objectives of imparting training of different art courses of painting, drawing, sketching, pastels and water color techniques. Director General PNCA, Naeem Tahir told APP that these art courses will primarily focus on the art appreciation among the students and artisans of the twin cities. The students of above 6 years of age group from all the educational institutions of the twin cities are invited to participate in the workshops while desirous students and amateur artists can also participate. The play is being staged as part of month-long drama festival at National Art Gallery while the festival would conclude on July 16.