HYDERABAD - Sindh Culture Department has planned to celebrate Pakistan Day with traditional zeal and enthusiasm on Friday (today) like other organisations of the country.

Sindh Secretary for Culture Abdul Aziz Uqaili informed here on Thursday that a delegation comprising more than 30 artists, artisans and officials has been dispatched to Quetta, the capital city of Balochistan which is led by Deputy Director Sindh Museum Muhammad Ayub Jamali to participate in national level Youm-e-Pakistan celebrations. He said that the artists and artisans would not only to perform live in the ceremony which to be participated by all provinces including Gilgit Baltistan but to exhibit many cultural products of Sindh including Toppi, Ajrak and other embroidery.

Meanwhile, the Culture Department has also arranged an exhibition of calligraphy on the eve of Youm-e-Pakistan at Mehran Arts Council Hyderabad which will be inaugurated by Additional Secretary Culture Ashfaq Ahmed Moosvi.

Similarly, the Institute of Modern Science and Arts (IMSA) Hyderabad has also chalked out a programme to celebrate Pakistan Day at Mumtaz Mirza Auditorium Hyderabad.

The programme would be celebrated in two separate sessions each to be started at 10.00 am and 02.30 pm. Those persons who have rendered great services in their respective fields during 2011 would be decorated.