CM Buzdar directs to promote cultural heritage of Punjab
LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has directed the concerned authorities to expand the scope of cultural activities to the district and tehsil level to promote the rich cultural heritage of the province.
According to a statement released from his office, CM Buzdar directed that Punjab Institute of Language, Art and Culture (PILAC) to devise a comprehensive plan for promoting regional languages as it would help to promote the rich culture of the province.
In this regard, a detailed briefing was given to Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar about the working, performance, and capacity of Information and Culture Department at his office.
He further directed that devolution of the scope of arts councils to the level of the district should be reviewed. Exchange of cultural delegations with other provinces will promote inter-provincial harmony, he added.
The Chief Minister said that folk festivals and events would be held to promote the indigenous culture of Cholistan and Pakistan Day will be celebrated with full fanfare in the province.