LAHORE, Aug 4 (APP)-The launching ceremony of a book titled “Mulakatain Kia Kia!” written by veteran journalist and columnist Altaf Hassan Qureshi was held at Governor’s House in which Governor Punjab Malik Muhammad Rafique Rajwana
was the chief guest.
Addressing the ceremony,Punjab Governor Malik Muhammad Rafique Rajwana said that it was a pleasant surprise to see this book which is based on a collection of interviews of prominent personalities.
While acknowledging the efforts of the writer Altaf H Qureshi,Punjab Governor hoped that he would continue his efforts to educate younger generations by highlighting traditions of the country.
He said that politics should be focussed on serving the country and the nation, adding,”Pakistan is on a take off position,so every politician should do positive politics for the sake of motherland and national interests.
Rajwana said,”I believe that every political party and its leaders must learn from history and work for welfare of the people, and then turn to people’s court in elections on the basis of their performance”.
He said that political agenda should not clash with national agenda,and politics of protests against the personalities donot favour any nation in general.
Provincial ministers Zakia Shahnawaz,Ayesha Ghous Pasha, senior lawyer S.M Zafar,VC Punjab University Dr Mujahid Kamran, senior columnists Mujib-ur-Rehman Shami, Zia Shahid, Saeed Asi, Irshad Arif and author of the book Altaf Hassan Qureshi were also present on the occasion.
It may be mentioned that in this book also carries interviews of Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto (1966) and Sheikh Mujeeb-ur-Rehman (1969) which are worth reading. Mr Qureshi had also interviewed Zia ul Haq, Shah Faisal and Suleman Demirel of Turkey.
Interviews of prominent personalities like Justice A R Cornelius, Justice S A Rehman,Justice Hamood-ur-Rehman, Chaudhary Muhammad Ali, Maulvi Tameezuddin, Maulana Zafar Ahmad Ansari,Hakeem Muhammad
Saeed,Ghulam Rasool Mehr, A K Brohi, Khan of Kalat, Asghar Khan and S M Zafar are also a part of the book.APP/nam/swf/