Quetta: Renowned Urdu Poet, Mohsin Changezi and artist Shazia Batool received Tamgha-e-Imtiaz, Presidential Award from Governor Balochistan on Tuesday, March 23. Both the prominent Hazara artists were awarded the fourth highest honor award from the Government of Pakistan on their excellent performance in their respective fields, poetry and arts.
Shazia Batool has also received National Youth Award 2008 from Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani and many other highest awards in Pakistan. She has participated in many national arts exhibitions across Pakistan.
Mohsin is regarded as one of the most talented young Urdu poets of Pakistan. His first book, “Sarab Jaw” was published in 1988 followed by other books “Khwab Say Khali Ankain”, “Uran”. Mohsin is not only famous on national level and seen in almost every prestigious poetry sessions in Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad, but also known internationally. He was honored the title of “Star of the Night” at an All-Pakistan-India-Poetry in Abu Dhabi. Other of his achievements include “Nishan-e-Ghazal Award” and many more.