Prominent Social Figure Hamid Khan hosted Lunch in Sydney for Zia Mohyeddin
The second program of Zia Mohyeddin in Sydney was organized by Prominent Social Figure Hamid Khan and his wife Fareeza Khan at their Sydney residence, in coordination with the Urdu International Australia, the representative organization of Sydney’s poets and writers.
The program was by invitation only and a select gathering of about 60 people attended and appreciated an hour performance by the legendary artist and actor. The famous television artist Uzma Gilani introduced Zia Mohyeddin and told his personal experiences with her one time colleague at the Pakistan Television.
Hamid Khan, who is also the head of the Edhi Foundation Australia, thanked Zia Mohyeddin for gracing the occasion and welcomed those who attended a well-managed and an elegant show.
Ashraf Shad, the Secretary of UIA, was the Master of Ceremony.In the second half of the program Sydney’s poets presented their poetry.
The session was chaired by Uzma Gilani who
also recited the poetry of Faiz Ahmed Faiz. Those who recited their own poetry
included: Dr. Baqar Raza, Ashraf Shad, Dr. Shabbir Haider, Kaneez Fatima Kiran,
Dr. Yasmeen Shad, Huma Mirza, Farhat Iqbal, Javed Nazar, Dr. Yasmeen Zaidi,
Mohammad Ali Bukhari, Farogh Zaidi and others. The lavish lunch, catered by
Rajani, was also the highlight of the day.
Host Hamid Khan & Fareeza Khan with Chief Guest Zia Mohyeddin
Hamid Khan, Dr Sayeed Khan, Zia Mohyeddin , Uzma Gillani and Fareeza Khan
Hamid Khan, Dr.Mehreen Faruqi MLC, Zia Mohyeddin , Uzma Gillani and Omar Faruqi
Dr Sayeed Khan, Zia Mohyeddin , Uzma Gillani and Ghazala Khan
Nazish Minto, Dr Sayeed Khan, Zia Mohyeddin , Uzma Gillani and Shabana Uqaili
Dr Sayeed Khan, Syed Zafar Hussain, Zia Mohyeddin, Uzma Gillani and Nafisa Zafar
Fareeza Khan,Dr Kaneez Fatima Shad, Zia Mohyeddin , Ashraf Shad and Hamid Khan
Dr Sayeed Khan, Syed Zafar Hussain, Zia Mohyeddin, Uzma Gillani and Nafisa Zafar (Photo by: Nazish Minto)
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