Islamabad, August 14: Renowned academician, poet, researcher and cultural activist, Professor Dr. Inayal Ullah Faizi, has been awarded the prestigious Tamgha-e-Imtiaz (literature), on the occasion of Independence Day.
Professor Faizi hails from Laspur Valley of Chitral.
Dr. Faizi writes in Urdu, Khowar and English. He writes weekly columns in two Urdu language newspapers, writes poetry in Khowar and Urdu and has also carried out several research works during his career. He has also led important literary bodies of Chitral.
He had obtained a Ph.D from Peshawar University in the early 90s, becoming the first person from Chitral to get the distinction.
People of Chitral and Gilgit – Baltistan have hailed the decision of awarding the renowned scholar and felicitated him on the occasion.