The 6th Sindh Literature Festival, taking place on March 3rd,
Festivity of Literature, Culture, Diversity, Art, Music and Colours.
SLF celebrates the power of words, culture, music, and the teachings of peace and tolerance. The purpose is to highlight that Sindh boasts rich and vibrant cultures and traditions and gives a different flavour to the province.
The festival is a three-day event with sessions on literature, culture, heritage, environment, education, political developments, and Pakistan’s economic prosperity. Book launches, Musical performances, Theater, dance and Poetry are also part of the offering. It aims to provide a venue for established and emerging writers to meet with their readers and engage with fans.
The message reaches all over the world through live coverage, stories, reports and programs on-air on different TV channels, YouTube Channels & Facebook Pages.
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President of Pakistan
Arif-AlviPresident of Pakistan
Arif-ur-Rehman Alvi is a Pakistani politician serving as the 13th and current president of Pakistan, in office since 9 September 2018. He was a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan from June 2013 to May 2018 and again from August to September 2018.
Syed Sardar Ali Shah
Minister: Culture, Tourism, Education, Antiquities, Archives
Syed Sardar Ali ShahMinister: Culture, Tourism, Education, Antiquities, Archives
Syed Sardar Ali Shah is a Pakistani politician who is the currently serving as Provincial Minister of Sindh for Education, Culture, Tourism, and Antiquities and Archives. He has been a member of the Provincial Assembly of Sindh since August 2018.
Singer, Composer and Musician
Abida ParveenSinger, Composer and Musician
Abida Parveen is a Pakistani singer, composer and musician of Sufi music. She is also a painter and entrepreneur. Parveen is one of the highest paid singers in Pakistan. Her singing and music has earned her many accolades, and she has been dubbed as the 'Queen of Sufi music'.
International Affairs Leader, US Consulate
Grace SheltonInternational Affairs Leader, US Consulate
International Affairs Leader at US Consul General, Karachi, Sindh
Journalist, Columnist and Writer.
Hamid MirJournalist, Columnist and Writer.
Hamid Mir is a Pakistani journalist, columnist and writer. Born in Lahore to a journalistic family, Mir initially worked as a journalist with Pakistani newspapers. He has hosted the political talk show Capital Talk on Geo News intermittently since 2002.
Fiction Writer and Columnist
Amar JaleelFiction Writer and Columnist
Dr Mubarak Ali
Historian, Activist and Scholar
Dr Mubarak AliHistorian, Activist and Scholar
Mubarak Ali, is a Pakistani historian, activist and scholar. His main theme, in most of his books, has been that some history books written in Pakistan had been 'dictated' by the ruling class and, in his view, those history books represent 'perversion of facts'.
Founder of the Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation
Adeeb RizviFounder of the Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation
Syed Adeebul Hasan Rizvi is a Pakistani philanthropist, doctor, Renal transplant surgeon and founder of the Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation, the largest kidney transplant centre in Pakistan. This institute is affiliated with the nearby Civil Hospital, Karachi.
British Pakistani Writer and Journalist
Mohammed HanifBritish Pakistani Writer and Journalist
7th Chairman of the Senate of Pakistan
Raza Rabbani7th Chairman of the Senate of Pakistan
Raza Rabbani is a Pakistani politician who served as the 7th Chairman of the Senate from 2015 to 2018. He has been elected as a senator from Sindh Province six times since 1993. He was appointed as the deputy secretary general of the party by Benazir Bhutto in 1997 and leader of the opposition in the Senate in 2005. He has also served as a Federal Minister, Minister of State and Leader of the House and Opposition in the Senate. He was elected unanimously as the Chairman of the Senate in March 2015.
German Professor and Archaeologist
Amjad Islam Amjad
Poet, Drama Writer and Lyricist
Amjad Islam AmjadPoet, Drama Writer and Lyricist
Amjad Islam Amjad, PP, Sitara-e-Imtiaz is an Urdu poet, drama writer and lyricist from Pakistan. The author of more than 40 books in a career spanning 50 years, he has received many awards for his literary work and screenplay for TV, including Pride of Performance and Sitara-e-Imtiaz Awards.
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Founder & Producer
Naseer GopangFounder & Producer
Naseer is the man behind the idea of the Sindh Literature Festival. Because of his vision and foresight, this festival was successfully initiated. He has a Masters Degree in Literature. Basically, he is a journalist and he started journalism in 2003. As a journalist and television personality, he has worked with many newspapers and channels. He visited the USA as part of the journalist exchange program.
He has been the Director of News & Current Affairs at Dharti TV. In addition, he has hosted several programs, including Opinion with Ali Kazi, The Front Page, Issues, Sindh Agenda, and News Talk with Naseer Gopang.
He is also a member of different organizations like the Arts Council of Pakistan, Karachi, Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists, Pakistan-USA Alumni Network, etc.
Zohaib KakaManaging Director
Zohaib is a founding member of Sindh Literature Festival. With Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Business Administration, he began his career in journalism in 2010 as an Anchor and Director of Business News at KTN News, Karachi.
His primary responsibilities include research and conduct live programs. He was selected as a Fellow in a Journalist Exchange Program to the United States of America. He did a certification in Business Journalism from Institute of Business Administration IBA, Karachi.
He has been a guest speaker in different institutions and organisations. He got many awards for his work; including Consumer’s Choice Award for consecutive four years, award from Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry, recognition from FPCCI and many others.
JOIN THE EVENT Why attend SLF
SLF welcomes everyone, Everyone can join from different areas of Pakistan.
Meet the leaders
you can meet your favorite personalities.
Music, Art & Colours
Explore Traditional Music, Arts and Culture of Sindh.
INFO UPDATE Latest News
Karachi: The second Sindh Literature Festival (SLF) began on Friday
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6th Sindh Literature Festival (6th SLF)
Arts Council of Pakistan Karachi, Sindh
Founder & Producer
Name: Naseer Gopang
Phone: +92 300 8223685
Name: Zohaib Kaka
Phone: +92 321 8244800