ISLAMABAD, Jun 15 (APP): Famous urdu poet, humorist, travelogue writer and columnist Ibn e Insha was remembered on his 89th birth anniversary on Wednesday.

Special programmes were telecast and aired on electronic and broadcast
media to eulogize services of Ibn e Insha in the field of art and literature.

Ibn e Insha was born on June 15, 1927 as Sher Muhammad Khan in
Phillaur tehsil of Jalandhar District in India.

He did B.A. from Punjab University in 1946 and M.A. from University of
Karachi in 1953.

Insha was associated with various governmental services including
Radio Pakistan, Ministry of Culture and National Book Centre of Pakistan.

He also served UN for some time and this enabled him to visit a lot of
places and was the reason of his subsequent travelogues.

Some of the places that he visited include Japan, Philippines, China,
Hong Kong, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, India, Afghanistan, Iran, Turkey, France, UK and United States.