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CMS Department of Khushal Khan Khattak University, Karak Mourns the Passing of Renowned Poet and Writer, Zalmay Khattak

Karak, December 4, 2023 — The Department of Communication and Media Studies (CMS) Khushal Khan Khattak University, Karak  paid rich tributes to the late Raham Zaman Khattak, fondly remembered as Zalmay Khattak, during a condolence reference held on Monday.

Zalmay Khattak, a distinguished nationalist poet and writer of District Karak, left an indelible mark on the literary landscape of Pakistan, particularly in depiction of Pakhtun culture through his touching poetry. The condolence reference served as a platform for faculty members, students, and esteemed guests to reflect on the life and literary contributions of this luminary figure.

Shabeer Ullah, Lecturer of CMS department and the distinguished speaker at the event, articulately highlighted Zalmay Khattak’s literary legacy, underscoring the profound impact of his works on the cultural and national discourse. Shabeer Ullah emphasized the significance of preserving and promoting the rich literary heritage that Zalmay Khattak has left behind.

Dr. Muhammad Anwar, Head of the CMS Department, expressed deep sorrow at the loss of Zalmay Khattak and underscored the enduring influence of the late poet’s works in the realm of literature. Dr. Anwar affirmed the commitment of the Communication and Media Studies Department to perpetuate the memory and literary works of Zalmay Khattak for future generations.

The condolence reference drew a diverse audience, including Assistant Professor CMS Wajahat Karim, and Lecturers Dr. Abdur Rauf Khattak, Shabeer Ullah Khattak, Mohammad Anwar Khan, Basar Ali, Abdullah Khan, and a large gathering of students from the CMS department. The attendees shared their reflections on Zalmay Khattak’s contributions to literature and his profound impact on the understanding and appreciation of Pashtun culture. They offered fateha for the departed soul.

The CMS Department extended deepest condolences to the family and admirers of Zalmay Khattak, recognizing the irreplaceable void left by his departure.

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Media Incharge,

Khushal Khan Khattak University, Karak

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