Obituary: Amjad Islam Amjad

Obituary – Amjad Islam Amjad

Amjad Islam Amjad (August 4, 1944 – February 10, 2023) breathed his last today. He was 79. He was one of the most renowned poet, author and play-writer of our time. He was, exactly, the personality that not requires any introduction. Graduated from the University of the Punjab, Amjad Islam Amjad served as teacher in MAO College, Lahore. He also served as Director, Pakistan Television as well as Director General, Urdu Science Board Lahore and Children Library Complex, Lahore. He also provided his input in the affairs of the Iqbal Academy Pakistan as co-opted members of a committee regarding production of film on Allama Iqbal.

On his demise, the literary circles in the world have lost one of the eminent person. Prof. Dr. Baseera Ambreen, Director, Iqbal Academy Pakistan and her collogues feel grief on the death of Amjad Islam Amjad. May Allah Almighty forgive his sins and grant him high ranks in the heavens.