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Remembering Urdu Poet Ahmed Faraz on His 11th Death Anniversary

ISLAMABAD: Today marks the completion of 11 years since Pakistani Urdu poet Ahmed Faraz breathed his last and bid farewell to the World.

Ahmed Faraz was popular as one of the best modern Urdu poets of the last century who had “Faraz” as his pen name.

He was awarded Sitara-i-Imtiaz, Hilal-e-Imtiaz and posthumously the Hilal-e-Pakistan by the Government of Pakistan.

The poet died in Islamabad on 25 August 2008 at a hospital from the kidney failure.