The 93rd birth anniversary of a well known poet, Munir Ahmed Niazi is being observed on Friday (today).
Munir Ahmed Niazi was born on 9 April 1928, in Khanpur. He passed his matriculation in Sahiwal, earned an intermediate degree from Sadiq Egerton College, Bahawalpur and a B.A. degree from Dayal Singh College, Lahore.
A book titled ‘Munir Niazi Ki Baatain, Yadain’ was launched to honor him at the Punjab Institute of Language, Art and Culture (Pilac) at Lahore, on his 86th birth anniversary.
Moreover, Munir has been awarded by the Pride of Performance in 1992 and Sitara-e-Imtiaz by the President of Pakistan.
Munir Niazi died of respiratory illness on 26 December 2006 in Lahore, Pakistan.