UBL Announces Awards for the Best Pakistani Writers of 2014

UBL Literary Awards 2014. PakistanTribe.Com

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

Khurshid Rizvi

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

Special Award

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.


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