Music Maestros of India and
Dr. Farooq Abdullah , Union Minister for New and Renewable energy, Dr Karan Singh President ICCR, Minister for Tourism Nawang Rigzan Jora, Minister for Higher Education Abdul Ghani Malik, Usha Vohra the first lady, Rayaz Punjabi Vice Chancellor were among the dignitaries.
A galaxy of dignitaries, artists, music lover besides tourists including foreigners witnessed this grand cultural extravaganza.
Speaking on the occasion Dr Karan Singh said that
He said that Amir Khusru is our common heritage. His poetry is popular in
Zaffar Iqbal Manhas Secretary Academy, in his welcome address stated that as a part of Cultural conversation between India and Iran the two ancient cultural identities in the world, sharing a chronological association, this ground-path-breaking cross-cultural and cross-civilizationals event is being initiated with the purpose to promote ,highlight and understand the Cultural ethos and philosophy of both the nations.
Zaffar further added that the International and the Inter State Cultural exchanges will strengthening the ties between State of Jammu and other Cultural identities and in this connection the Indian Council for Cultural Relations New Delhi and State Art, Culture and
He said this joint Musical event will create a bridge of friendship and brotherhood between civilizations and the Academy has endeavor to organised such Historical extravaganza.
The Sufi festival Featured the mind bellowing performances of the Baran Music Ensemble,