Peshawar ki Fankar Galliyan: 1980 kay Ashry ki Yadain aur Batain

Speakers at the book-launch say Mr  Ahmed Salim, the renowned progressive writer and poet, recounts the brittle memories of his schooldays, beautifully narrates the start of his journey towards literature, and proudly captures his meetings and association with political activists, writers, poets and television actors during his stay in Peshawar. The book preserves the social, cultural, artistic, literary, linguistic and political aspects of Peshawar, they add.

Chair:   Mr Shafqat Kakakhel, former ambassador and Chairperson, Board of Governors, SDPI  

Guest of Honour:  Barrister Iftikhar Ahmed, Lawyer and Political Activist

Opening Remarks: Dr Abid Qaiyum Suleri, Executive Director, SDPI

Special Remarks:   Mr. Ahmed Salim, Author of the Book


  • Mr Zia-Uddin, General Secretary, Gandhara Hindko Board, Peshawar
  • Dr Mahmood A Khwaja, Senior Advisor, SDPI
  • Ms Ayesha Ilyas, Research Associate, SDPI

Moderator:  Dr Humaira Ashfaq, Urdu Editor, and Research Fellow, SDPI

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