113th Birth Anniversary: Legendary Poet Faiz Ahmed Faiz Being Remembered

Legendary Poet Faiz Ahmed Faiz is being remembered on his 113th birth anniversary today.

He was born on this day in Sialkot in 1911.

Faiz Ahmed Faiz was awarded Pakistan`s highest civil award Nishan-e-Imtiaz in 1990 in recognition of his services in literature.

His collections of work include Naqsh-e-Faryadi, Dast-e-Saba, Zindaan Naama and Sham-e-Sheher-e-Yaaran.

The legendary poet also received many awards, including, Nigar, Lenin Peace Prize, Peace Prize of Pakistan's Human Rights Commission and Avicenna Prize.