ISLAMABAD: National Language Authority (NLA) will launch one-year calligraphy course, without any charges, for promotion of art among younger generation from June 1.
The course titled `Learn Calligraphy’ is being initiated after successful completion of three months Urdu calligraphy course held in the first phase.
Secretary NLA, Sarfraz Tariq said that the student would learn `Khat-e-Nastaleeq’ and `Khat-e-Naskh’ during the course.
He said Urdu is a vast language and calligraphy is cultural heritage of Muslims so the authority has planned a course to raise awareness among the younger generation about their cultural heritage enabling them to transfer it to coming generations.
The course will be free of cost and a certificate will be awarded to the participants at the completion of the course.
The Secretary congratulated renowned calligrapher Nasir Khan Seemab for successful completion of three months course and expressed the hope that he would continue promoting this art among new generation.
Those who are interested in the course can contact National Language Authority, Pitras Bukhari Road, Islamabad and on phone number 051-925011-13.
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