On this occasion literary intellectuals of Pakistan including Dr Khalid Iqbal Yasir, Dr Mirza Hamid Baig, Dr Khalid Mehmood Sanjarani, Dr Saeed Khawar Bhutta, Dr Muhammad Saeed, Dr Ghafir Shahzad, Dr Ashfaq Ahmed Virk, Amjad Ali Shakir, Dr Aurangzaib Niazi and renowned writer Intizar Hussain beside Chairman Department of Urdu Dr Muhammad Kamran, Prof Emeritus Dr Khwaja Muhammad Zakriya, Dr Muhammad Fakhar ul Haq Noori, Dr Zahid Munir Amir, Dr Basira Ambreen, Dr Zia ul Hassan, Marghoob Hussain Tahir, Dr Nasir Abbas Nayyar, Arfa Shahzad and a large number of students were present.
Dr Abul Kalam said that students of Urdu language should strengthen their relationships with the subjects of social sciences in order to face emerging challenges of new era.
Dr Shamim said that literature taught tolerance, broadness, vision and was a way of avoiding biasness. He said that literature couldn’t be limited to the boundaries. He said that students of literature should read literature of other languages as well to enhance their understanding.