Rs 1m award in name of Intezar Hussain every year: Irfan Siddique

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ISLAMABAD, Apr 24 (APP): Advisor to the Prime Minister on National
History and Literary Heritage Division Irfan Siddique Sunday announced
Rs 1 million award in the name of famous literary figure Intezar Hussain
every year to acknowledge his great services in the field of literature.
A committee consisting of poets and writers had been constituted to decide the name who would be given the award in view of his or her
services in the field, he told the concluding ceremony of a three-day National Book Day festival here at Pak China Friendship Center.
Irfan Siddiqui said the government would establish a translation
centre here to provide a facility to literary people.