Faiz Ahmed Faiz remembered on his birthday

KARACHI: The 106th birth anniversary of renowned poet Faiz Ahmed Faiz was observed on Monday, February 13.

Faiz Ahmed Faiz was born in 1911 in Sialkot. He was conferred Pakistan’s highest civil award Nishan-e-Imtiaz in 1990.

Faiz was the first Asian poet to receive the Lenin Peace Prize awarded by the Soviet Union in 1962. In 1976, he was awarded the Lotus Prize for Literature.