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RCB holds painting exhibition to mark Defense Day celebrations

Rawalpindi:  (Parliament Times)    A painting exhibition by Commander Tariq Muneeb was held under auspices of Rawalpindi Arts Council to mark Defense Day and Kashmir Solidarity Day. Member Punjab Assembly Haji Muhammad Amjad Ch accompanied by Naheed Manzoor and Director RAC Waqar Ahmed inaugurated the exhibition.

Commander Tariq Muneeb joined Navy in 1980 and got retirement in 2008, in early days of navy his passion was to make cartoons in various naval magazines and books.

After retirement he started using oil on canvas and explored his talent further, his favorite subject is sea and marine environment. He has made various paintings on the same subject, recently he tried charcoal on paper by drawing aircrafts, submarines, tanks and ships, his charcoal work has also been admired by all walks of life. His first solo exhibition was held in centaurus mall Islamabad in this year on the eve of Pakistan Day, he displayed his second solo exhibition in Navy. To participate in Defence Day he worked day and night to display his charcoal work and paintings in Rawalpindi Arts council in the celebrations of Defence Day.

The 55 paintings and drawings includes Kashmir cause and Indian atrocities in Kashmir have been display at RAC art gallery. This exhibition will continue for general public for three days.

Addrssing at the inaugural ceremony, MPA Haji Amjad Ch said that Indian had committed blinder by omitting special status of Kashmir. He said that Triq Muneeb has inserted his feelings in his art pieces. Naheed Manzoor said that the defense of Pakistan is in strong hands. Director Arts Council Waqar Ahmed welcomed the distinguished guests.

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