RAWALPINDI: In connection with the Independence Day celebrations, an exhibition of digital art works was organized by the Punjab Arts Council Rawalpindi at the Art Gallery which was inaugurated by Member National Assembly and Federal Parliamentary Secretary for Narcotics Control Sheikh Rashid Shafique here on Saturday. The exhibition, titled ‘Colors of Pakistan’, features more than 40 works by young artists. Director Punjab Council of Arts Rawalpindi Waqar Ahmed was also present on the occasion. The attendees viewed artwork at the art gallery, keeping in mind the social distance, and attended the opening ceremony. Hira Gull Aleeza Sarwar, Hina Ajmal, Shiz Sattar, Haleema Sadia and Nishmia displayed their art work. Speaking on the occasion, Member National Assembly and Parliamentary Secretary Sheikh Rashid Shafiq said that the nation was celebrating Independence Day by expressing solidarity with its oppressed Kashmiri people. He said that by issuing a new political map of Pakistan, the PTI government has equally expressed the sentiments of Pakistani and Kashmiri people and assured the world that Kashmir is a part of Pakistan. He said that the sacrifices of our forefathers for the achievement of this homeland demanding that we should work for the development of this country with dedication and honesty. . Director Waqar Ahmed said that the atrocities perpetrated against the Kashmiri people have also been highlighted in these works of art created on the occasion of Independence Day. He said that the artists of Pothohar have not only expressed their love for the homeland through their art but also exposed the atrocities committed against the Kashmiri people.