LAHORE: Lakhs of children are deprived of primary education in the country and it is need of the hour to equip them with education, says a press release.

These views were expressed by Qamar Riaz while addressing the inaugural function of his paintings. People belonging to all walks of life and art lovers attended the function in large numbers. The artist has described the realities of life in his paintings in the light of his experience.

Qamar Riaz has given the name of his paintings “one alif” which is a movement. He said that the children deprived of education could be provided education through thousands of new graduates by compulsory community service.

Capt Atta Muhammad, appreciating the efforts of Qamar Riaz, said that bringing the children deprived of education to schools is a commendable mission and it is dire need to work on basic level for achieving this objective.

Abbas Tabish and Yaqoob Izhar also spoke on this occasion.–Staff Reporter