Pak Govt. grants Rs. 1 million for ghazal maestro Mehdi Hasans treatment

December 14th, 2007 - 10:23 pm ICT by admin  

Karachi , Dec 14 (ANI): The Pakistan Government has approved one million rupees monetary assistance for treatment of renowned ghazal singer Mehdi Hasan.

Caretaker Minister for Sports and Culture Sardar Sikandar Hayat Jogezai will give Hasan a cheque at his residence in Karachi , an official statement said.

Reigning for about four decades in semi-classical music and singing of ghazals, Mehdi Hasans voice is still being echoed in the sub-continent of Pakistan and India, The News reported.

He has sung more than 25 thousand film and non-film songs and ghazals. (ANI)

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