Indian writers to arrive on 17th
ISLAMABAD, Oct 13: An 11-member delegation of Indian writers will arrive in Pakistan on Friday to participate in the ‘Pen and Peace Conference’ being organized at Lahore and Islamabad.The delegation, led by Ajeet Kaur, will arrive in Lahore through the Wahga border on Friday at around 4pm.
The members of the delegation will cross the border on foot. They will be received by Dr Mubashar Hassan, Tahira Mazhar Ali, Kishwar Naheed, Fakhar Zaman and Munno Bhai on this side of the border.Other members of the Indian delegation include Gopi Chand Narang, Jeelani Bano, Chitra Mugdal, Jagtar Singh, Dr Shehpar Rasool, Dr Syeda Hameed, Kiran Kaur Gujral, Manohar Shayam Joshi and Indra Goswami.
The writes represent seven different languages of India. The ‘Pen and Peace Conference’ is being organized by Hawwa Cooperatives, a non-governmental organization, in collaboration with ActionAid Pakistan.
Eminent writer, Ahmad Nadeem Qasmi will inaugurate the Lahore function on Saturday at 4pm while in Islamabad, humorist Mushtaq Ahmed Yousafi will inaugurate the dialogue. The Indian writers will also meet Justice Dr Javed Iqbal (retired) during their stay in Lahore.