Seminar on Faiz at
KEMU/MH Lahore

LAHORE: Punjab Health Minister Dr. Yasmin Rashid paid rich tribute to renowned poet Faiz Ahmed Faiz and named one room of KEMU/Mayo Hospital after Faiz Ahmed Faiz at a seminar at KEMU held here last month. Speaking as the chief guest of the seminar on Faiz, the minister said the family of Faiz Ahmed Faiz was rendering great services to the nation. She said the contribution of legends must be remembered by the nation as nations progress by keeping the messages of its legends alive. Faiz’s poetry she further stated was relevant to all eras and ages and he always spoke the truth bravely. “I learnt a lot from his poetry she added.

Prof. Yasmin Rashid Punjab Health Minister alongwith Vice Chancellor KEMU Prof. Khalid
Masood Gondal presenting mementoes to Prof. Javed Gardezi and Prof. Amir Zaman VC
FJMU during a function at KEMU recently.

KEMU Vice-Chancellor Dr. Khalid Masood Gondal said that Faiz Ahmed Faiz remained a symbol of peace and love and he enlightened the nation with his poetry. Faiz Ahmed Faiz Foundation Chairperson Salima Hashmi, in her address, expressed gratitude to the KEMU administration for holding the event. Others who were present on the occasion included Muneeza Hashmi, Dr. Ali Hashmi, Professor Dr. Bilqis Shabbir, Adeel Hashmi, Dr. Arifa Syed, Fatima Jinnah Medical University VC Dr. Amir Zaman Khan, PKLI Board of Directors Chairman Professor Javed Gardezi, Mayo Hospital Medical Superintendent Dr. Tahir Khalil, faculty members and a large number of students. (PR)

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