ISLAMABAD:Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain has expressed his pleasure over successful organization of grand Jashan-e-Jhelum.
In a tweet on the occasion, he said he was really pleased to see such a big festival in Jhelum which was mostly a tradition of big cities only.
The festival is being held in Zamir Jafrey Cricket Stadium and renowned folk singer Arif Lohar, famous characters Uncle Sargam and Masi Museebtey and local artists entertained the audience in the inaugural ceremony.
Traditional dances were also performed on folk music.
The festival received overwhelming response from the people of Jhelum, as large number of people thronged to the festival and enjoyed it completely.
Majority of the visitors came with their families at the opening ceremony and expressed happiness on the entertainment facilities provided there.
Children seemed over joyed on the establishment of special play area for them. Rescue 1122, revenue, forest, health, education and police departments have set up special stalls at the festival to create awareness among the people on their respective subjects.