ANKARA, 21 May 2015:  As part of its efforts to further deepen cultural collaboration between Pakistan and Turkey, the Pakistan Embassy is holding an art competition “Chughtai Art Awards 2015.” Named after the renowned Pakistani artist Abdul Rahman Chughtai, the competition has been regularly organized among high school students of Ankara since 2011.

This year, arrangements have been made to hold the art competition in Konya, in collaboration with Provincial Branch of the National Education Ministry of Turkey. A prize and certificate distribution ceremony will be held on 25 May 2015 at the Public Library of Konya. Senior Turkish government officials, elected representatives, Ambassador of Pakistan Mr. Sohail Mahmood, teachers, students and their parents will be participation in the awards ceremony. 

The paintings made by high school students of Konya province on the theme “Art and Architecture of Pakistan” shall remain on display from 25-29 May 2015.