Lyari Film and Photography School openedJune 18, 2015
KARACHI: Coordinator to Chief Minister Sindh for Human Rights Nadya Gabol on Thursday inaugurated “The Lyari Film and Photography School”, the first of its kind for promoting Lyari in the fields of culture, folk, literature, games and history through fine arts and media education.
The school was established by some art enthusiast students of Lyari on their own resources in order to counter violence-related image of Lyari and to portray positive picture of talent that the youth possess.
Pakistan Fisher Folk forum’s Latif Dorrai, Altaf Baloch, Fahad Shad, Muzamil Illahi, Hasil Murad, Umair Razzaq, Naghma Iqtedar and Rukhsar, along with Baloch teachers, social workers and a large number of students were attended the ceremony.
During session, Nadya Gabol was given briefing and she visited the different sections of the school including library.
Short documentaries dramatized on current situation of Lyari were also played during the session.
Addressing the gathering, she regretted that the word “Lyari” has almost every time been found written and mentioned in headlines of crime related stories of daily newspapers and media channels.
She appreciated the students for their efforts for Lyari. She said that weapons and drugs do not belong to Lyari culture.