Children’s Mushaira in city this week


Karachi: Being organized by the Kids’ premier Urdu Magazine Monthly Sathee, All Pakistan Children’s Mushaira will be held at Karachi Expo Centre on Wednesday this week. Deputy Speaker Sindh Assembly Shehla Raza will be the chief guest on the occasion.

The leading poets, writers and intellectual will participate in an exclusive literary sitting held for children only. Among those, more prominent names include Masood Ahmed Barkati, Professor Inayat Ali Khan Tonki, Athar Hashmi, Professor Tahir Masood, Novelist Ishtiyaq Ahmed, Drama writer Ibn-e-Aas, Akhtar Abbass, Shaam Durrani, Ahmed Hatib Siddiqui, Professor Saleem Mughal and others.

On the occasion, the Sathee Writers Awards-2015 will be given to the selected Urdu writers, poets and essayists for their valuable contributions made in Urdu literature for children.