Islamabad - NUST Literary Circle has hosted its signature event ‘All Pakistan Mazahiya Mushaira’ here at the main campus of the university.

It was a gathering of esteemed poets who shared their thoughts and wisdom by reciting poetry with great aplomb, and that too in front of a packed audience comprising students and faculty. Among the line-up of poets were Rashida Maheen, Ehsan Danish, Dr Shamim Tariq, Nasir Ali Syed, Dr Inamul Haq Javed, Sarfraz Shahid, Amjad Islam Amjad and Answar Masood. Rector NUST Engr Muhammad Asghar was also present on the occasion.

The poets entertained the audience in the three-hour session, earning loud guffaws and endless applause for their reflections on various aspects of life expressed through humour-coated lines.

The event was also attended by former hockey player Samiullah Khan, widely known as ‘The Flying Horse’ for his remarkable speed. His presence along with Qaiser, a legendary volleyball player, gave the event a tinge of uniqueness for hosting an array of star-studded guests.