ISLAMABAD – The United Bank Limited (UBL) has announced the best writers of Pakistan for its Literary Excellence Award 2014, PakistanTribe reported.
According to the details the awards were announced in total nine categories on Friday.
The winners in 2014 are:
The Best Urdu Fiction
Hasan Manzar for Insan Aey Insan
The Best Urdu Non Fiction
Dr Najeeb Jama for Yagana
The Best Urdu Poetry
The Best Translation to Urdu
Afzal Ahmed Syed for translation of Divan-e-Meer
The Best Children’s Book in Urdu
Romana Hasan for Dr Akhtar Hameed Khan
The Best English Non Fiction
Ayesha Jalal for The Pity of Partition
The Best Children’s Book in English
Akhtar Mirza for maintaining literary heritage
Mehboob Khizan for his work in literature and poetry
The ‘UBL-Jang Literary Excellence Awards’ is a joint initiative between United Bank Ltd. and the Jang Group with the objective to encourage new writers and appreciate the ones who have rendered their services towards Urdu and English literature in Pakistan.