Promoting culture: Shabana Azmi visits Sindh Festival
KARACHI: Indian film star Shabana Azmi and PPP leader MPA Owais Muzaffar toured the Sindh “Festival” city at Bagh-e-Ibne Qasim on Tuesday. Azmi purchased souvenirs from various stalls and sampled the food available there.
She praised Bilawal Bhutto Zardari for organising the event, saying it will highlight the culture of Sindh at an international level. Azmi said people from both sides of the border should press their governments to play their role in ensuring a lasting peace between India and Pakistan. The actress added that when she visits Sindh, she feels she is at home.
Owais Muzaffar said the festival is a much-needed source of entertainment to those living in the province and added that the opening ceremony at Mohen jo Daro has given a new identity to the heritage site. He praised the festival as a unique event in the province’s history.