The Principal of Punjab University (PU) College of Art and Design (PUCAD) Prof Dr Sumera Jawad and Director Institute of Punjabi and Cultural Studies (IPCS) Prof Dr Nabila Rehman jointly hosted the launch of the website entitled “Culture of Punjab Pakistan” at Grand Hall, College of Art and Design during a ceremony that included a Seminar and Exhibition to celebrate and relive a few segments of the Punjabi Culture.

This website its prelaunch and launch campaign is the thesis project of two MFA Designers Umaima Mohsin and Humna Qais executed under the supervision of Dr Sarah Umer. Several renowned Punjabi scholars including Anjum Qureshi, Ayesha Aslam, Dr Ajaz Anwar, Dr Asna Mubashra, Dr Nasir Abbas Baloch, Huma Safdar, Dr Saadat Ali Saqib, Asrar Chishti shed light on different aspects of Punjabi Culture while other segments were covered in the form of an exhibition.

The work of several artists including textile designers, calligraphers, potters and craftsmen were displayed considering the theme. The exhibition was inaugurated by the former Director Lahore Museum Dr Saif Ur Rehman Dar while it was sponsored by SUNO TV. The event ended with a souvenir distribution ceremony followed by dinner.

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