Play ‘Umeed’ staged to create awareness about Polio, Dengue
RAWALPINDI—An informative play titled “Umeed” was staged at Rawalpindi Arts Council as part of an awareness campaign regarding polio and Dengue.
The play was written & directed by playwright Naheed Manzoor which was attended by Member National Assembly Chairman PHA Malik Abrar, Chairman Rawalpindi Waste Management Company Raja Hanif Advocate, Sardar Naseem Khan, Dr Jamal Nasir, ExMNA Malik Shakil Awan, Haji Pervaiz Khan, Rahat Qadusi, ADGC Arif Rahim, Additional Commissioner Tariq Mehmood Tariq, VC Arid Agriculture University Rai Niaz Ahmed, Resident Director RAC Waqar Ahmed and others high official.
The drama was an effort to create consciousness among people about hazards of polio and dengue and consequences in case of negligence. Famous actors Laiba Ali, Reha Yousaf, Rizwana Ali, Ahsam Qureshi, Imran Rushdi, Amin Shahzada Shahid Kado, Khawar Ayub, Sawaira Shahzadi were included in leading caste of the drama. Addressing at the occasion, Chairman RWMC Raja Hanif Advocate said that it was our collective obligation to fight against polio and dengue. At the end of ceremony Chairman RWMC Raja Hanif Advocate awarded cash prizes and shield to Qurban Niazi on receiving Tamgha-e-Imtiaz and officials and non official were also given shields for play wonderful role in combating polio and dengue.
Workers decorating Chagai hill replica with colourful lights. Chagai-I is the code name of five simultaneous underground nuclear tests conducted by Pakistan at 15:15 hrs PST on 28 May 1998.—APP