Day Four Closing
The Four-Day Thespianz National Sufi Folk Festival jointly organized by the Thespianz Theatre Foundation, Karachi and Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur was concluded on Sunday September 22, 2019. Prof. Dr. Parveen Shah, Vice Chancellor presided over the concluding ceremony.
Speaking on this occasion, Prof. Dr. Parveen Shah said this festival in long run will mitigate the proliferation of extremism, sectarianism, fundamentalism and other socio-political and cultural taboos. She said we have painted the message of peace, tolerance, interfaith harmony and inclusiveness as given by our great peace scholars and Sufi Saints. Being the premier public sector University of Upper Sindh, the remarkable conduct of this event shows that if you deserve than desire.
Dr. Shah extended her cordial thanks to Organizing Committee, District Administration and Police Department for their cooperation in the success of this event. Mr. Munwar Ali Wassan, MPA was the Chief Guest on this occasion. He said, this festival will pave the way towards the continuity of Sufi legacy of prominent Sufi Saints. Sufism is the roadmap of tolerance and interfaith harmony. It is based on spiritual and ethical ideals.
Mr. Faisal Malik, CEO, Thespianz Theatre Foundation, Karachi presented vote of thanks to artists, delegates, guests and others. He appreciated the cooperation extended by the Shah Abdul Latif University Administration, Media Persons, Civil Society Activists.
Prior to this session, Matka Culture Dance, SALU Students Performances were presented. Balouch Culture and traditional Washmalley were presented by Balouchi youth in order to present the narrative of the Balouch Culture.
At the end of the ceremony, the shields were presented to the custodians of the various Shrines artists of the Pride of Performance, Delegates representing the four provinces, members of organizing committee, and others. Meritorious Professor Dr. Muhammad Yousuf Khushk, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Prof. Dr. Ghulam Raza Bhatti, Vice Chancellor, Shaikh Ayaz University, Shikarpur, Prof. Dr. Syed Asad Raza Abidi, Registrar, Deans of all Faculties, Senior Professors, Sectional Heads, Civil Society Activists, Officers, Employees and Students attended the ceremony.