The legendary singer, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan has been given lifetime achievement award and an honorary membership by the Arts Council of Pakistan for his contribution in the music industry.
The Arts Council Of Pakistan posted a video on Instagram, in which Rahat Fateh Ali Khan expressed joy over receiving the award.
The post was captioned. “Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan expressed his joy on receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award and Honourary Membership and dedicated the award and his music to all fellow Pakistanis across the globe and to the Arts Council.”
A ceremony was held at the ACP in Karachi, which was attended by Sindh Minister for Culture Syed Sardar Ali Shah and playwright Anwar Maqsood.
The minister said, “Rahat has carried forward the tradition of Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, which is a mix of old style and folk music.”