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Urdu Torch Illuminates ECO Member Countries: A Tribute to Iftikhar Hussain Arif

Urdu Torch Illuminates ECO Member Countries: A Tribute to Iftikhar Hussain Arif
The inaugural session of the “Urdu Torch” series took place among ECO member countries on Thursday, June 21, 2024, at the ECI. This gathering
 
This gathering celebrated the life and literary contributions of Iftikhar Hussain Arif, a renowned Pakistani poet and former President of the ECI.
During the meeting, Urdu language professors and students engaged in discussions about Mr. Arif’s poetry, personality, and literary legacy. Mr. Saad S. Khan, the ECI President, emphasized the significance of such gatherings, aiming to ignite and sustain the flame of Urdu language—a torch that has been burning brightly in Iran for many years.
Among the distinguished speakers were Mrs. Vafa Yazdan Manesh, Mr. Ali Bayat, Dr. Mohammad Kyomarsi, Dr. Rashed Naghavi, Dr. Hassan Reza Naghavi, and Ahmad Shahryar, Cultural Expert from Pakistan who co-led the meeting with Mrs. Yazdan Manesh. Additionally, some students recited poems by Mr. Iftikhar Arif, further enriching the cultural exchange.
Jun 21, 2024 18:12
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