LAHORE The Punjabi Union organised a ceremony in honour of famous artist and comedian Sohail Ahmed on receiving Pride of Performance Award at Alhamra, The Mall here on Wednesday. On the occasion, Federal Information Minister Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan was the chief guest while Dr Ajmal Niazi, Sohail Zia Butt, Sofia Bedar, Dr Sughra Sadaf, Farhat Abbas Shah, singer Shaukat Ali and others were also present. While addressing the ceremony, Firdos Ashiq paid rich tribute to Sohail Ahmed, saying he successfully played the role of prominent figures of all walks of life. She praised the character 'Azizi played by Sohail Ahmed in a talk show of private TV channel, adding he was liked by all segments of the society. While ensuring the Punjabi Newspapers about the advertisement quota, Firdos Ashiq said she would do her best to restore the five percent quota of advertisement. We have already formed a welfare committee to help out the deserving artists and we have given checks to some artists and their families, she added. PML-N leader Sohail Zia Butt said that he would also request the Punjab govt to restore the five percent advertisement quota for Punjabi newspaper.