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Exhibition held to support flood victims

Exhibition held to support flood victims

Jun 28, 2014 - 11:37

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): An art exhibition was organised in Islamabad to muster financial support for the victims of flood and landslides in northern Afghanistaninfo-icon.

A leading Afghan writer and painter showcased a series of his oil and water paintings at the Rohtas Gallery, a news report said on Saturday.

“My main motivation in exhibiting these pieces is to help out the Afghan people who have lost everything to this natural disaster,” Hamid Muqtader told The Express News.

The paintings vividly portrayed the pain and suffering of the victims, with the artist’s bold strokes, thickly-textured surfaces and dull colours evoking an intense sense of compassion.

Also put on display were photographs of the traditional architecture of mosques, minarets and domes and natural landscapes of Afghanistan.

While inaugurating the exhibition, Afghan Ambassador Janan Mosazai praised the Pakistani government for its sympathy, generosity and relief efforts.

Ninety percent of proceeds from the exhibition will go to the victims of the Badakhshan tragedy.

PANinfo-icon Monitor/mud

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