ISLAMABAD, Nov 7 (Pakistan Point News - APP - 07th Nov, 2016 ) : A colourful cultural show would be held at Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) on November 9 to mark the birth anniversary of National poet, Allama Muhammad Iqbal. To mark birth anniversary, a Puppet show, speeches, national songs and Tableau will be presented by children of various educational institutions. The celebrations aimed to highlight the messages, thoughts and ideology of Allama Iqbal, a great National poet.
Allama Iqbal, born on November 9, 1877 in Sialkot, was a great leader of Muslims of the Sub-Continent and an important personality for the Pakistan Movement. Iqbal was a Sufi poet for the modern age, who infused a revolutionary spirit in the nation through his poetry. His poetry has been translated in Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, English and several other languages. Renowned singers Muhammad Ali, Babar Niazi, Javed Niazi & Gulshan Jehan will present Iqbal's poetry.