The Provincial Minister of Sindh for local government, Saeed Ghani said that, Shah Abdul Latif was the famous personality of Sindh, though he is not with us but his poetry is remain alive. Latif’s poetry basically represent the Sindhi culture, he share his views while addressing the launching ceremony of English translated book “Shah Jo Risalo” written by Dr. Ali Akbar, organized by Folk and Heritage committee of Arts Council Karachi.
He further said that, it was the long struggle for Dr. Ali Akbar which came in the lime light. This book will be published in different province as people might know the history of Sindh through Latif’s poetry, he added.
The Chairman of Folk and heritage committee of Arts Council Karachi Dr. Ayub Sheikh said that, it is very difficult to understand Latif’s poetry but Dr. Ali Akbar with his complete efforts translated this book in English Version. We appreciate him for this achievement and thanked him that he revised the era of Latif’s poetry. Dr. Amanullah Sheikh also commented on this book, he said that this book is rendered in simple English comprehensively; this book awaked and arise Latif’s poetry.
Dr. Suleman Sheikh shared his views that this book will inspire the readers because it represent the history of Sindh while observing the originality of Latif’s poetry it was very difficult to understand it but this book is very simple and it will be very to understand that what Shah Latif wanted to define in his verses. In this event Aftab Abro, Fazal Haq Qazi, Zulfiqar Qadri, Professor Aizaz Qureshi, Yousuf Shaheen and many other also commented on this marvellous book.
The writer of this book, Dr. Ali Akbar said that, this gathering shows the love for Shah Abdul Latif, this book represents each and every word of Shah Latif’s poetry. He further thanked each and every member participated in this event. At the end of the day Saeed Ghani represented the bouquet to Dr. Ali Akbar for his achievement.