As part of its series Allama Iqbal Library (AIL), University of Kashmir conducted Meet the Eminent program with Zareef Ahmad Zareef during which Prof. Talat Ahmad, Vice Chancellor, University of Kashmir was the Chief Guest.
In his address, Prof. Talat Ahmad congratulated the organisers for conducting such events where eminent personalities of the society are invited.
He further said that these events act as platform where ideas are exchanged for the betterment of the society. He also mentioned the contribution of Zareef Ahmad Zareef especially for preservation of Chinar Trees in the valley. He also felicitated Zareef Ahmad Zareef during the programme.
During the welcome address, Prof. GM Peerzada Librarian AIL highlighted the contribution of Zareef Ahmad Zareef towards Kashmiri Culture, literature etc.
Zareef Ahmad Zareef elaborated his personal experience and professional life before the audience. He quoted many famous Kashmiri verses from his own poetry and from other authors as well which enthralled the audience.
During the panel discussion Prof. Shafi Shouq, Rafeeq Raz highlighted the personal experiences with Zareef Ahmad Zareef and elaborated the contribution made by him towards the society. The award winning book of Zareef Ahmad Zareef (Tchonchi Poot) was reviewed by these experts alongwith Shahbaz Hakbari. Dr. Mohammad Ishaq Lone, Assistant Librarian, Allama Iqbal Library also spoke on the occasion.