Srinagar: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday afternoon visited the ongoing exhibition of Islamic art objects and rare Quranic manuscripts being held at Tourist Reception Centre, Srinagar.
Titled Sheerin Qalam, the five day exhibition (7th-11th June) has been organized by the Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art Culture and Languages (JKAACL) in collaboration with the Directorate of Archives, Archaeology and Museums, Directorate of Tourism, Directorate of Libraries besides some private galleries in the State like Shasvat Art Gallery, Jammu, Peerzada Collections and Hakim Collections, Srinagar.
Minister for Public Works & Culture, Naeem Akhtar briefed the Chief Minister about the artifacts put on display at the exhibition.
Mehbooba Mufti appealed people to come forward and donate pieces of art and heritage to the Academy so that the same are preserved for and shared with posterity.
Vice President, JKAACL, Zaffar Iqbal Manhas; Commissioner-Secretary, Culture, Saleem Shishgar; Secretary JKAACL, Dr. Aziz Hajini; Director Archives, Archaeology and Museums, Muneer-ul-Islam; Director, Libraries, Mussarat ul Islam; Convener INTACH, Muhammad Saleem Beg and a large number of art lovers were present on the occasion.