Altaf Shaikh’s Book wins Shah Abdul Latif Award

Report by: Khalid Hashmani, McLean, Virginia, USA

Altaf Shaikh won the Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai Literary award for his book “New Hala Khan New York“. The book describes his last travelogue of North America, when he met many North American Sindhis and attended several Sindhi functions including the 2005 SANA Convention in Washington DC and World Sindhi Institute (WSI) function organized in his honor in Washington DC. The book covers those functions and as well account of many meetings and kachahries he had with many friends in North America.


 
The book can be purchased from:

Roshini Publications, Shah Latif Book Store, Haider Chowk, Hyderabad, Sindh, Pakistan
— 
http://www.dawn.com/2008/08/06/nat13.htm
 Ajmal Khattak
gets Kamal-i-Fun award
By Farman Ali

ISLAMABAD, Aug 5: Prominent Pushto writer and scholar Ajmal Khattak has been nominated for Kamal-i-Fun Award for 2007 ?in recognition of his lifetime achievement in creative and research work?.
This is not a respectable amount as compared to the award given to cricketers and other players. It is just a recognition and a humble tribute to the writers and scholars of the country?, remarked
Pakistan Academy of …. For Sindhi the “Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai Award” was given to Altaf Shaikh on his book “New Hala Khan New York”. The judges were: Dr Nawaz Ali Shauq, Dr Saher Imdad and Dr Adal Soomro.

 

 

 

 

 

3 thoughts on “Altaf Shaikh’s Book wins Shah Abdul Latif Award”

By using this service you agree not to post material that is obscene, harassing, defamatory, or otherwise objectionable. Although IAOJ does not monitor comments posted to this site (and has no obligation to), it reserves the right to delete, edit, or move any material that it deems to be in violation of this rule.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s