Rawalpindi:-Director Punjab Council of the Arts, Rawalpindi (PUCAR) Waqar Ahmed has said that the Council has always encouraged the young generation to step forward in the field of art & culture. He stated that at an online musical program ‘Sur Sangeet’ in which young singer Shakir Kashmiri gave wonderful performance. The program was anchored by Mah Rukh Khan. Shakir Kashmiri is from Attock and sang enchanting folk songs. Director Punjab Council of the Arts, Waqar Ahmed further said that the Council gave an opportunity to the new talent in the field of Music, Drama, Fine Arts, and Literature after lockdown. The program was a part of online activities owing to lockdown due to COVID-19 and broadcast on official YouTube channel and facebook.