PESHAWAR, Thursday 21: The Culture Journalists Forum
celebrated the World Music Day here Thursday at Peshawar Press Club. Minister
for Information and Culture Mian Iftikhar Hussain was the chief guest on the
occasion. Addressing the gathering the minister called upon the singers and
artiste’s community that they would be provided full protection adding that his
government would continue support to them and announced that a grand musical
show would be arranged in Peshawar in near future in which some singers and
senior artistes would be given financial assistance. He said that
Pashto singers had always projected the soft image of Pashtuns across the globe
through their art of singing. Paying rich tributes to the slain young singer.
He said: “I earlier had announced that investigations would be carried
regarding killing of her tragic death but I came to know her family members
have lodged FIR against her in laws then it means that now the court will
decide as to who are the real culprits behind her murder.