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Initiative Asia invites South Asians in Stockholm to celebrate Eid Mushaira
September 1, 2012 - 17:00
The Stockholm based organisation Initiative Asia (iA), dedicated to friendship and cooperation among Swedes, particularly Swedes with an origin in Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal, was founded in 2011. iA is a network, working for cultural, intellectual and social interaction between peoples and countries.
In a joint initiative with the organisations Förenade Pakistanier, and the Asian Urdu Society, iA now invites to a Eid Mushaira celebration.
The Ambassador of Pakistan to Sweden, H.E. Mr. Nadeem Riyaz, will introduce the event, and Professor Emeritus Ishtiaq Ahmed, Dept. of Political Science, Stockholm University, will give a speech entitled ”Why seek Knowledge”. The cultural part of the programme also includes recitations by poets Soran Singh Parwana from India, Mohammed Iqbal Akhtar from Pakistan, and Liakat Hossain from Bangladesh.
Venue: Folkets Hus, Borgvägen 1, Hallunda.