In Philadelphia, the Gahwar-e-adab Yakjahtee Mushaira was very successful. Talat Ishrat president the Mushaira. Chief guest Mohshin Ahsan and honored guest Wasim Bervali. Indo-Pak and North Americas most popular poets participated. The comparing was carried out by Taqi Kamal in-charge of Gahwar-e-Adab Philadelphia and Meraj Faizlabadi from India. Qari Abdul Aziz performed the Talawat.
The mushaira featured world-renowned poets from Pakistan, India and USA such as Talat Isharat, Mohin Ahsan, Wasim Berelvi, Unus Sharar, Mehraj Faislabadi, Khalid Irfan, Nagma Sabohi, Taqi Kamal, Pervaous Farooqi, Dr. Ashraf Adeel, SalauddinGhazi, Mohhammed Ayub, Mehfooz Hydari, Mohammed Arshad Hussain, Seemab Fathima, Tony Javad and Wasim Malick.
Khalid Irfan won over the crowd. His poems were well appreciated. Taqi Kamal was given an achievement award from Gahwar-e-Adab USA’s Nigran-e- Ala Khalid M. Siddiqui and was presented by Wasim Berelvi. This Mushira ended 2:30 AM.