World Day of Muslim Culture, Peace, Dialogue and Film

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World Day of Muslim Culture, Peace, Dialogue and Film was created in 2010 by Javed Mohammed, [1] a San Francisco bay area based writer-producer and founder of MyFavoriteReview who proclaimed the day and week of March 11 each year as a special observance to share and discuss Muslim culture. [2] The goal of the week according to the Pakistan Times is to use culture, art, and film to create bridges and dialogue of understanding. [3]

Pakistan Times (1947–1996) was a Pakistani newspaper, originally established by the Leftist Progressive Papers Ltd based in Lahore. It was owned and operated by Mian Iftikharuddin, a Punjabi politician formerly of the Indian National Congress but of All-India Muslim League since 1946. The newspaper opened publication on 4 February 1947. Its editor-in-chief in the 1940s was the communist poet Faiz Ahmed Faiz. After his arrest in 1951 in connection with the Rawalpindi Conspiracy Case, Mazhar Ali Khan served as the editor-in-chief. The Pakistan Times continued to be an influential newspaper in the 1950s, with its disparaging criticism of the government in participating in the US-sponsored military alliances.

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References

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