Annual Margalla Festival - 2015 inaugurated.
Islamabad -- Federal Secretary CAAD, Khalid Hanif inaugurated the Annual Margalla Festival - 2015, being organized by Capital Development Authority (CDA) at Arts and Craft Village.
Director General, Sports, Culture and Tourism and other officers of the Authority were also present at the inaugural ceremony.
On this occasion Secretary CAAD said that being civic agency it is responsibility of CDA to provide better opportunities of recreational facilities to residents of the Federal Capital.
He said that such activities would not only helpful in flourishing and revival of our traditions but will also helpful in promoting soft image of the country.
He said that being Federal capital of the country, Islamabad is symbol of unity for all federation units and participation of artists from all parts of the country will provide a opportunity to the residents to observe the national heritage and culture.
While appreciating the tremendous efforts of CDA for organizing Margalla Festival - 2015, he said that such activities would not only provide recreational opportunity but would also help promote rich culture and heritage of Pakistan.
Secretary CAAD was apprised that during the four day festival artists from all four provinces including Gilgit Baltistan and Azad Kashmir will perform and will amuse the residents of Federal Capital.
He was further informed that during the Festival Horse dance is also being arranged on
Renowned folk artist from Punjab, Sindh, Baluchistan and Khyber Pakhtoon Khawa performed during the first day of the Festival.
The Festival will be concluded on April 19, 2015.