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Friday, March 12, 2010

Rotary Airport launches Obaidullah Baig’s documentaries on Pakistan


Rotary Club of Karachi Airport with the collaboration with Defence Central Library, DHA, launched the latest documentaries of veteran scholar Mr Obaidullah Baig in their programme ‘Hamara Watan’ here at DA Degree College for Women on Thursday.

Mr Mohammad Faiz Kidwai, Chairman, Rotary Foundation, was the chief guest in the ceremony presided over by Mr Aziz Memon, Chairman, Rotary National Polio Committee, and Mr Obaidullah Baig was the guest of honour.

In his welcome address, Anwar Jabeen Qureshi, President, Rotary Club of Karachi Airport, observed that the screening of the new documentaries on Pakistan for the first time, produced and directed by the popular figure of Mr Obaidulla Baig, will go a long way in inspiring the youth and helping them become more responsible citizens.

“Rotary Club of Karachi Airport has taken the initiative of spreading the message among the students who hold the key to the future of Pakistan. These documentaries tell us how much resourceful and blessed country Pakistan is and we need to be more patriotic at all times,” he added.

Brig (R) Ifikhar Arshad Khan, Director Education, DHA, paid rich tribute to Mr Obaidullah Baig describing him as an iconic figure in the literary and scholastic circles whose words and deeds are a source of inspiration to the country.

He lauded the efforts of Rotary Club of Karachi Airport particularly the Humara Watan programme having been specially developed to bring about awareness and importance of our country Pakistan.

Mr Obaidullah Baig was accorded a standing ovation by the students and the dignitaries when he arrived at the podium to deliver his speech that itself was laden with golden words.

He complimented Rotary Club of Karachi Airport for screening his documentaries that convey the message that the country is blessed with numerous resources ranging from agriculture, minerals, historical sites and above all the country has five seasons.

“These documentaries are basically meant to project Pakistan’s image and convince the younger generation that Pakistan has its own tremendous worth and there be no dearth of talent provided we value our country and own it to be recognized as Pakistanis in the true sprite,” he added.

Mr Aziz Memon, who presided over the ceremony, did not mince words in stating that an under-developed country like Pakistan needed to enhance literacy rate to make significant progress and be counted as a front-runner in an era of stiff competitions.

He praised Mr Obaidullah Baig for doing such a wonderful project that highlighted the glorious traditions of country, urging the youngsters to work hard and lead from the front to accomplish their cherished goals.
The chief guest of the function, Mr Faiz Kidwai, showered Mr Obaidullah Baig for taking the time out to develop such fascinating documentaries that are informative, inspirational and recreational.

He hoped that such efforts will be immensely helpful in boosting the image of Pakistan that had been tarnished by the people with vested interests in the past.

The ceremony was held at the auditorium of the DA Degree College for Women in which a large number of teachers and students were in attendance besides the Rotarians.


Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Pakistan Hamara Watan to be organised by Rotary club of Karachi Airport on Thursday

Rotary Club of Karachi Airport in collaboration with Defence Central Library, DHA has organised a program for the students of A and O level, on Thursday, March 11 2010 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at DA Degree College for women Auditorium. The program is specially developed to bring about awareness and importance of our country Pakistan. The country is blessed with numerous resources ranging from agriculture, minerals, historical sites and above all the country has five seasons. This education is to be imparted at the root level from a different prospective, syllabus education on Pakistan is limited to just preparing them for the exams and nothing else.

We have custom designed the program by mixing it with screening of a series of new documentary on Pakistan and direct interaction with the personalities who have contributed for the building of Pakistan and reached to such a height which they could not have imagined without an independent and sovereign state, this is a creative and informative activity for the students.

The program is basically to project Pakistan Image and to give the message to the younger generation that Pakistan has its own worth and there be no dearth of talent provided we value our country and own it to be recognized as Pakistanis in the true sprite.

The Special feature of the Program is the Screening of the new documentaries on Pakistan or the first time, produce and directed by Mr. Obaidulla Baig, the expert TV producer of documentaries.

The Chief Guest on the occasion is PDG Rtn. Mr. Mohammad Faiz Kidwai, other speakers are Mr. Aziz Memon, PDG & Chairman, Kings Group, Mr. Shahab Balkhi, Rotary Present District Governor and Brig (R) Ifikhar Arshad Khan, Director Education.