8th death anniversary of Ahmed Faraz being observed today

The eighth death anniversary of renowned Urdu poet Ahmed Faraz is being observed on Thursday (25 August).


He was acclaimed as one of the best Urdu poets of contemporary era, and he is much popular, particularly among young generation for his romantic poetry.

Ahmed Faraz was awarded Hilal-e-Imtiaz and other numerous national and international awards in recognition of his literary achievements.

He died in Islamabad on 25 August 2008.