Indian authors may not get visa: official
Friday, 06 Feb, 2009 | 07:00 AM PST | Courtesy and Thanks: Daily Dawn
HYDERABAD: Three Indian experts on the verses of Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai had been invited to participate in the literary conference, part of official programs to mark the Sufi saint’s 265th Urs celebrations, said Sindh Culture Secretary Shams Jafrani on Thursday.
Talking to journalists at the Sindh Museum, the secretary, however, expressed the fear that visa problems, in the present tensions between the old foes, might hinder the guests’ arrival.
Demo in Toronto against the Genocide of Pashtuns – Sun, Feb 15, 1PM
To End immediately the genocide campaign launched on innocent Pashtun civilians in the Pakhtunkhwa! (North West province of Pakistan) and to force Pakistani army to bring peace to the region, Pashtun Peace Committee comprising of Canadian Civil Society, Pakhtunkhwa Peace Forum, Pashtun Peace forum, Ontarian Pashtuns, Canadian-Pashtun Cultural Society, Afghans, Pakistani, Justice, and Anti-War Organizations in a Peace full Demonstration.( Please send your organizations name if you wish to participate). In Swat, over 186 schools have either been destroyed or occupied by the military or the militants. Continue reading Anti- Taliban Rally in Toronto, Canada→
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