Urdu Department Fatima Jinnah Women University, has organized an event in the memory of two famous poetess Fahmida Riaz and Khalida Hussain topic was“کھوئے ہوؤں کی جستجو، خالدہ حسین ۔ فہمیدہ ریاض” Chief Guest of the event was eminent Scholar, Poet, analyst Iftikhar Arif, Yasira Hussain (Daughter of Khalida Hussain), poet Hameed Shahid, poet Mehboob Zafar, Miss Neelofar Iqbal and others was part of that event.
Vice Chancellor FJWU Samina Amin Qadir said that I am happy to see that Urdu department frequently organized such events and activities and its very important because Urdu is our language we have to proud on its and our national poets as well. Also said own your language and think into your own language because language is your heritage.
Famous poet Iftikhar Arif said we always miss the absence of these two beautiful souls and we have proud of them and these people has always remembers for their work. While taking about Urdu language said we have to learn and speak our own language. Urdu is our own tradition and we have to transfer Urdu language into our new generation as well. Also said that "We should stop treating technology as our enemy. Urdu needs to be inculcated into the youth and technology plays a very important role in it,"
Also Vice Chancellor said that it would be a great honor for Students of Urdu department in general, the students & the Faculty of the University in particular to benefit from these guests thoughts, discussions and beautiful poetry.
At the end of event Vice Chancellor presented souvenir to all respected Guests.