Lahore : Ambassador of Pakistan to the US, Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry presided over an Urdu Poetry recitation event (Mushaira) organized by Urdu Writers Society (North America) in Riverside, California.
In his address to the members of Pakistani-American community, Ambassador Aizaz Chaudhary praised the Urdu Writers Society for their service to the Urdu, national language of Pakistan. He also said that Pakistani-American community should continue to project the soft and true image of Pakistan by organizing such events that depict the true colours of Pakistani society, which consists of tolerant, loving and peaceful people.
In Mushaira, a number of notable Pakistani-American poets from across the US recited Urdu Poetry. Famous Pakistani-American Urdu Poet, Arif Imam especially came to recite in the Mushaira from Houston, Texas. Famous Painters of Los Angeles, Irfan Murtaza and Zafar Abbas presented their paintings to Ambassador Aizaz Chaudhary towards the end of the event.