ISLAMABAD: An online Dr. Nabi Bakhsh Khan Baloch International Literary Seminar was organized by the Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of renowned historian, linguist, researcher, educationist and intellectual Dr. Nabi Bakhsh Khan Baloch.
Mazhar-ul-Haq Siddiqui, Prof. Fateh Mohammad Malik and Dr. Nabi Bakhsh Jamani were in the Presidium. Key note address presented by Dr. Yousuf Khushk.
Dr. Abdul Ghaffar Soomro (Karachi), Dr. Mohammad Ali Manjhi (Hyderabad), Inamullah Sheikh (Islamabad), Mohammad Omar Chand (New Zealand), Ayub Baloch (Quetta), Dr. Sofia Khushk (Islamabad), Amima Baloch (Karachi), Dr. Manzoor Ali Vesrio (Islamabad), Aqil Ali Kaka (Islamabad) expressed their views. Dr. Hakim Ali Barro was the moderator.
In his introductory remarks, Dr. Yousuf Kushk said that Dr. Nabi Bakhsh Baloch was a renowned researcher, historian, educationist and intellectual. He gained worldwide fame for his scholarly and research services. His scholarly and literary services is not limited to Sindhi language but extends to Urdu, English, Persian, Balochi and Seraiki languages.
Dr. Nabi Bakhsh Baloch’s specialty is that the outstanding services he has rendered in the field of science and research are exemplary. He has done significant work on the main source of the history of Sindh, “Fathnama Sindh” or “Chachnama”, “Tarikh Masoomi” and “Tohfat-ul-Kalam”. In terms of research, a comprehensive Sindhi dictionary consisting of 5 volumes is also his major achievement. Besides, “Urdu poetry in Sindhi”, “Maulana Azad Sobhani”, “Tehreek-e-Azadi ke Muqtadar Rehnuma” and “Diwan-e-Alam”, is important books on his credit.
Concerning educational services, he served in the National Commission for Research, History, and Culture. Serve as Vice-Chancellor and First Vice-Chancellor of Sindh University, International Islamic University and Founding Chairman Sindhi Language Authority.
Dr. Yousuf Kushk further said that more research is needed on the work of Dr. Nabi Bakhsh Baloch so that our new generation can get acquainted with his scientific and research work.
Mazhar-ul-Haq Siddiqui said that Dr. Nabi Bakhsh Baloch was a great historian, educationist and intellectual of Sindh. His services to the promotion of literature and culture are unforgettable. They are the identity of Sindh.
Prof. Fateh Mohammad Malik said that Dr. Nabi Bakhsh Baloch was a great intellectual of Sindh, Pakistan and even of the subcontinent. Dr. Nabi Bakhsh Baloch has left a valuable asset of literature and culture in the form of books.
Dr. Nabi Bakhsh Jamani said that Dr. Nabi Bakhsh Baloch has done significant work in the field of history, literature, culture and research which is a beacon for the new generation.
Dr. Abdul Ghaffar Soomro said that his work is very important in terms of history.
Dr Muhammad Ali Manjhi said that Dr Nabi Bakhsh Baloch has made great worked in literature, linguistics, folk literature and classical poets, said in Press Release issued here Tuesday.
Dr. Inamullah Sheikh said that Dr. Nabi Bakhsh Baloch has done an exemplary job in all fields related to literature, culture and history.
Mohammad Omar Chand mentioned the scholarly and literary services of Dr. Nabi Bakhsh Baloch.
Ayub Baloch said that Dr. Nabi Bakhsh Baloch played a significant role in the promotion of knowledge and culture in Balochistan.
Qasim Haider said that Dr. Nabi Bakhsh Baloch was the greatest prose writer and intellectual of Sindh. He has done exemplary work on history, culture and linguistics.
Dr. Sofia Yousuf said that Dr. Nabi Bakhsh Baloch was the Amen of Pakistani culture and civilization.
Ms. Amima Baloch, daughter of Dr.Nabi Bakhsh Baloch said that my father was a great man and he has done an ideal job. I am proud of him. She especially thanked the Chairman PAL
Dr. Khizr Noshahi said that Dr. Nabi Bakhsh Baloch was a great scholar and researcher as well as a very high man.
Dr. Manzoor Ali Weserio said that he had a versatile personality. He considered writing to be a form of worship and austerity.
Aqil Ali Kaka highlighted the scholarly, literary and research services of Dr. Nabi Bakhsh Baloch.
Dr. Altaf Jokhio paid tribute to the services of Dr. Nabi Bakhsh Baloch..