Education

AIOU to hold conference on Sufi poets

ISLAMABAD: A two-day national conference on “Sufi Poets of Pakistani Languages” would be held here at Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) on Saturday, organized by the Department of Pakistani Languages, AIOU in collaboration with Higher Education Commission (HEC).

Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mehmood-ul-Hassan Butt would chair the inaugural session. Prominent educationists and intellectuals including Prof Parishan Khattak, Chairman Academy of Letters Iftikhar Arif, Chairman Pakistan Language Authority Prof Fateh Muhammad Malik and Chairman Department of Pakistani Languages AIOU Dr Inam-ul-Haq Javed would address the conference.

Scholars and intellectuals from all the four provinces would read research papers on the great works and poetry of Sufi poets Baba Farid, Khwaja Farid, Sulthan Bahu, Blhe Shah, Mian Muhammad Bakhsh, Rehman Baba, Ameer Hamza Shinwari, Shah Latif Bhattai, Sachal Sirmast, Mast Tawakkali, Taj Muhammad Tajal, Roor-ud-Din Rishi, Allama Naseer-ud-Din Hunzai and Khwaja Mir Dard.-SANA

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