Sunday, 08 July 2012 20:30:21
Ahmad Nadeem Qasmi Adbi Seminar' on Tuesday
ISLAMABAD, July 8 (APP): The Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL)
will organise the "Ahmad Nadeem Qasmi Qaumi Adbi Seminar" on July 10
in connection with his sixth death anniversary.
Renowned literary figure Professor Fateh Malik will preside over
the seminar, while Yusaf Hassan and Dr Naheed Qasmi will be the
chief guests on the occasion.
Dr Ahsaan Akbar, Ahmad Javed and Jalil Aali will express their
views, while the proceedings of seminar will be conducted by Dr
Ahmad Nadeem Qasmi was a legendary Urdu language poet, journalist,
literary critic, dramatist and short storywriter. Qasmi is a recipient
of the Pride of Performance (1968) and Pakistan Academy of Letters
"Lifetime Achievement Award," as well as the country's highest civil
honour, Sitara-i-Imtiaz (1980), for his achievements in literature.
The published collections of his best-known work include poetry
volumes Jalal-o-Jamal, Shola-i-Gul and Kisht-i-Wafa, and short story collections Chopaal, Sannata, and Kapaas ka Phool, Bagolay, Tal-o-Gharoob, Sailab-o-Gardab, Anchal, Ghar Se Ghar Tak.