Marriyum pays glowing tributes to Noor Jahan

Ms. Marriyum Aurangzeb, Minister of State for IB&NH chairing a high level meeting in Islamabad on June 7, 2017.

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage, Marriyum Aurangzeb has paid glowing tributes to the Noor Jahan on her 91st birth anniversary.

In a message issued on Thursday, she said Noor Jahan was an icon of music world and it would be difficult to find an exponent of art like her for centuries to come.

The minister said that the songs, amatory poems, poetic verses of Iqbal and Faiz and national songs sung by her, had achieved immortality and still touch the hearts of millions across the world. Her status as the undisputed queen of vocalists remained unchallenged, she said. She said that the entire nation paid tributes to her for her unrivaled services to the profession of singing.