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Pakistani artist acclaimed in Jakarta - Press Note issued by Press Information Department

June 27, 2014

Following is the text of press note issued by Press Information Department (PID)


An Art Exhibition "Spirit of Pakistan" by Ms. Shehla Rehman was held at the Embassy of Pakistan, Jakarta on 26th June 2014. The exhibition was inaugurated by Mr. H.S Dillon, Indonesian Presidential Envoy for Poverty Alleviation, says a press release received here today from Jakarta.

Ms. Shehla Rehman, a self taught artist, is one of Pakistan's well known woman artist who has earned international acclaim for her paintings especially portraits and landscapes. She has worked with famous Pakistani artist Sadequain and senior Italian artist Yehya Shafi.

She has held solo exhibitions in Karachi, Dubai, Berne, Seoul, Oman, and New Delhi. She has also received awards for her paintings from Governor of Anatalya, Turkey, Government of Malaysia, Postal services and Anti Narcotics Force of Pakistan.

The exhibition was attended by a large number of members of the diplomatic corps, Indonesian friends, press and media and Pakistan community, who greatly admired the work of

Ms. Shehla Rehman and took keen interest in the paintings. The exhibition will continue till 29th June 2014 at the Embassy of Pakistan, Jakarta.

For more information, contact:

Haji Ahmed Malik

Principal Information Officer

Press Information Department (PID)

Tel: +9251 925 2323 and +9251 925 2324

Fax: +9251 925 2325 and +9251 925 2326



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Source: Pakistan Press International

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