By Our Staff Reporter
LAHORE: Ms Saman Rai assumed the charge of her office as Executive Director of Lahore Art Council (LAC) on Monday. According to the notification issued by the Services and General Administration Department (S&GAD), Government of Punjab, Ms Saman Rai, DG Punjab Institute of Language, Art and Culture (PLAC) transferred and posted as Executive Director LAC in her on pay and scale, against a vacant post.
She was appointed as Executive Directed LAC after the retirement of Athar Ali Khan. Ms Rai was also holding the additional charge of the Additional Secretary Information and Culture of Punjab. She had been served as the Executive Director of the Punjab Arts Council and Director-General of PLAC.
The Executive Director LAC, Saman Rai said Alhamra would take systematic and concrete steps further to strengthen the cultural and literary traditions of the past. She said that in the current situation, all possible measures would be taken to serve the art and the artist.