Category Archives: Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL)

Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) makes efforts for promoting country’s languages

Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) makes efforts for promoting country’s languages ISLAMABAD: Chairman, Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) Abdul Hameed said concrete efforts were being made to promote languages being spoken in the country. Talking in a meeting with a delegation of writers from Gilgit-Baltistan which called on him here, he said it was prime responsibility […]

Book ‘Babu Nagar’ to be launched today

Book ‘Babu Nagar’ to be launched today ISLAMABAD: Literary organisation Bazm-e-Akbar Allah Abadi and Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) would arrange a launching ceremony of a book ‘Babu Nagar’ written by well-known humorist poet Hussain Ahmed Shirazi today. The event would be held at PAL, said a news release issued on Tuesday. Information and National […]

Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) launches first English literary journal with translations

Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) launches first English literary journal with translations Islamabad: The Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) has formally launched its first bi-annual English literary journal ‘Pakistani Literature’ with translations in various international languages including French, Arabic, Chinese, Turkish and English. While briefing about the journal on Tuesday, Chairman PAL Abdul Hameed said translating […]

Literature true rep of culture – Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL)

Literature true rep of culture – Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) ISLAMABAD – Only literature knows no boundary and writers have a worldwide excess to the readers while literature can be trusted as true representative of any culture. Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) is the institution which has burden on its shoulder to get the world […]

Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) chief grieved over intellectuals’ deaths

Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) chief grieved over intellectuals’ deaths ISLAMABAD – Abdul Hameed, Chairman Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL), has expressed deep grief over the death of prominent intellectual Dr Nazir Qaiser, a famous poet Hafeez Siddiqui and mother of Mehboob Zafar. Abdul Hameed and Zaheer-ud-Din Malik, Director General PAL, prayed for the salvation for […]

Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) eulogises Ahmad Faraz’s literary endeavours

Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) eulogises Ahmad Faraz’s literary endeavours ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) in collaboration with the Ahmad Faraz Trust organised a seminar to commemorate Ahmad Faraz’s literary services. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa former governor Masood Kausar was the chief guest on the occasion. He said that Ahmed Faraz was a social revolutionary who […]

Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) marks Faiz’s birthday today

Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL)  marks Faiz’s birthday today ISLAMABAD – Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) is organising a seminar regarding Faiz Ahmed Faiz’s birthday. The seminar will be held on Wednesday (today) at 3:00Pm in the Conference Hall of PAL. Senator Aitezaz Ahsan will preside the occasion while Iftikhar Arif and Atta-ul-Haq Qasmi will be […]

Asymptote launches latest issue at Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL)

Asymptote launches latest issue at Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) Islamabad- Asymptote, an online journal of global literature, launched its latest issue at the Pakistan Academy of Letters. This was the first of a series of events, the journal was organising in eight cities across the globe including Beijing, Barcelona, Berlin, Taipei, Singapore, Chicago and New York […]

Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) to organise Manto Festival in March

Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) to organise Manto Festival in March ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) is geared up to celebrate the Manto Festival in March to honour the literary works of the famous writer Saadat hassan Manto. The 100th birthday of Saadat Hassan Manto was celebrated in a grand conference in Lahore last […]

Rich tributes paid to Raja Tridiv Roy – Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL)

Rich tributes paid to Raja Tridiv Roy – Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) Islamabad – The Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) organised a memorial reference to pay tributes to Raja Tridiv Roy, former chief of Chakma Tribe in Bangladesh (former East Pakistan) and lifetime federal minister of Pakistan, who died of cardiac arrest at his residence in […]

Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) expresses sorrow over Hajira’s death

Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL)   expresses sorrow over Hajira’s death ISLAMABAD – Chairman Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) Abdul Hameed has expressed deep grief over the death of prominent Fiction Writer Hajira Masroor. In his condolence message Abdul Hameed said that Mrs. Hajira Masroor’s books are great asset for Urdu short story literature. She was […]

Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) international moot in November

Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) international moot in November Islamabad – Poets, authors and scholars from all over the world will participate in an international conference being held in Pakistan in November, said Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) Chairman Abdul Hameed. He stated this during a meeting with journalists at the Pakistan Academy of Letters here […]

Reference in late scholar’s memory today – Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL)

Reference in late scholar’s memory today – Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) ISLAMABAD – Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) will hold a reference in memory of late poet and writer, Safdar Shahid here today (Wednesday) at 5:00 pm. Chairman, Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL), Abdul Hameed will preside over the reference. It may be mentioned here […]

‘Illegal’ appointment made in Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) to oblige blue-eyed

‘Illegal’ appointment made in Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) to oblige blue-eyed ISLAMABAD – Chairman of Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) has appointed a lady without following the legal procedure on the post of former editor (English) and it is also said that former editor (English) has been suspended allegedly to oblige the lady. Chairman Abdul […]

PAL ‘Natia Mushaira’ today – Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL)

PAL ‘Natia Mushaira’ today – Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) Islamabad: The Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) is organising a ‘Natia Mushaira’ today (Wednesday) at 4:30 p.m. in its conference hall here. Iftikhar Arif will preside over the Mushaira while eminent poets from Islamabad/Rawalpindi will attend the Mushaira.

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