Ahmad Salim

Ahmad Salim is a Pakistani poet, journalist, translator, historian, and archivist currently living in Islamabad.

Born at Miana Gondal, a remote village of then District Gujrat (now Mandi Bahauddin) on January 26, 1945. Did his masters in Philosophy, taught at Shah Hussain College, Sindh and Karachi Universities. Have been a free lance journalist during the era of General Zia-ul-Haq. Worked at Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI), Islamabad, as publication editor and research associate during 1996 – June 2007. Currently working at SDPI as research consultant. Has edited and authored around 100 books, including research reports on education, labor, gender, partition of 1947, tragedy of 1971 and religious minorities in Pakistan and South Asia.

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