Caretaker Provincial Minister of Information and Culture Amir Mir has expressed his condolences on the death of well-known literary figure Amjad Islam Amjad.
In his condolence message, he said that Amjad Islam Amjad was one of the history making literary figures. “I pay full tribute to Amjad for his scholarly and literary services” he said.
Amir Mir said that the Presidential Award winner Amjad Islam Amjad had a unique position not only in Pakistan but also in the world. May Allah raise his ranks and give patience to the bereaved. It is worth mentioned here that Renowned playwright, poet and educationist Amjad Islam Amjad died at the age of 78, here on Friday.
The literary icon of Pakistan died of a heart attack, according to his family sources, whereas his funeral has not yet been announced.
However, his burial would take place in Lahore, according to the family members.
Amjad Islam Amjad was among Pakistan’s best-known Urdu poets. He was immensely popular among Urdu-lovers due to his brilliant poetry and excellent screenplays. He had been a regular feature at poetry readings all over the world for the last four decades.