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PAL to publish books on Faiz

LAHORE - Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) Chairman Fakhar Zaman announced on Wednesday that PAL was planning to publish two books titled "Faiz Tanqeed ki Meezan Par" and "Khushnawa Faqir Faiz Ahmed Faiz" on the work of renowned poet Faiz Ahmed Faiz. Giving a briefing, Zaman said that the PAL Faiz Ahmed Faiz Auditorium would be completed by the year 2011 and added that the year 2011 had been declared as "Faiz Year".
The chairman said that the book, "Faiz Tanqeed ki Meezan Par"

Academy of Letters remembers Dr Nabi Bux Baloch

LAHORE - Dr Nabi Bux Baloch's literary achievements especially for Sindhi language and literature are great assets for the nation and his sad demise is a big loss to literature, Member of the National Assembly (MNA) Gul Khan Jakhrani said on Friday.
He was speaking at a condolence reference arranged for renowned educationist, historian, researcher and scholar Dr Nabi Bux Baloch, which was jointly arranged by the Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) and literary organisation Sindhi

PAL chairman returns after attending SAARC meeting

LAHORE - Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) Chairman Fakhar Zaman on Saturday returned to Pakistan after attending the meeting of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Award 2009 in Nepal. He was nominated for the meeting by the PM. Zaman said that in Nepal he met a number of scholars and writers to whom he gave a briefing about PAL and its working. The PAL chairman said that he also met the VC of the Nepal Academy of Letters during which they decided to

PAL pays tribute to Punjabi poet Maulvi Ghulam Rasool

ISLAMABAD - Maulvi Ghulam Rasool Alampuri is one of the major poets of Punjabi language as his poetry covers a variety of subjects related to religion, Sufism and spiritual love. Muhammad Mansha Yad said this while presiding over a seminar on prominent Punjabi Poet Maulvi Ghulam Rasool Alampuri that was arranged by Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL).
Muhammad Mansha Yad said that Maulvi Ghulam Rasool was a poet of all seasons as his poetry was a source of humanity's elevation.

PAL introduces ‘Faiz Ahmed Faiz Award’ on poetry

LAHORE - Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) has introduced 'Faiz Ahmed Faiz Award' on poetry to pay tribute to Faiz, PAL Chairman Fakhar Zaman announced this at a press conference on Friday. The award includes a cash prize of Rs 100,000, to be given on a poetry book written in English and any Pakistani language. Fakhar said PAL has planned to hold Faiz Ahmad Faiz International Conference in Pakistan in the third week of May 2011. Scholars from Holland, Germany, Italy, SAARC countries,

PAL conference releases books

Lahore - The Punjab Chapter of the Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) has published two books comprising the papers read by eminent scholars at two different seminars. Present Global Colonial situation and the poetry of Faiz The first book comprises of the conference papers read on Faiz's centenary seminar in Lahore on 11th Feb, published by the University Of Gujrat.
The book "Present Global Colonial situation and the poetry of Faiz" contains articles by IA Rehman, Syed Shabbir

PAL publishes Faiz’s expatriate life story

Lahore - Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) has published a book "Faiz Ahmed Faiz in Beirut" by Tasleem Elahi Zulfi. The book brings new aspects of Faiz Ahmed Faiz's life by focusing on his activities and routine in Beirut during his stay there as an expatriate.
This was announced by PAL Chairman Fakhar Zaman in a briefing on Wednesday. Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) organized a series of nationwide seminars on Faiz Ahmed Faiz to celebrate 100 years of his birth. The first

PAL commemorates Faiz Ahmed Faiz

LAHORE - The Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) has organized a series of nationwide seminars for Faiz Ahmed Faiz's 2011 celebrations on President Asif Ali Zardari's special instructions. The first programme of the series was held at PAL's main office in Islamabad, all four provincial offices of PAL organized such events.
PAL Chairman Fakhar Zaman in a briefing said that PAL has published a special book on Faiz Ahmed Faiz written by Tasleem Elahi Zulfi titled "Faiz Ahmed Faiz in