|Born||June 5, 1943|
|Died||March 19, 2013(aged 69)|
|Notable awards||Pride of Performance in 2011|
Early life and career
Ahmad was a newspaper columnist at the daily newspaper Nawa-i-Waqt at Lahore, Pakistan, where he used to write his column 'Lamha Lamha'. He also was a poet and a playwright. Two sisters of Khalid Ahmad Hajra Masroor and Khadija Mastoor are internationally famous Urdu language fiction writers. He received his MSc ( Masters of Science) degree and joined Water and Power Development Authority, (a government agency), as an employee at Lahore, Pakistan.
He also wrote several books such as:
- Daraaz Palkoun Ke Saey Saey
- Aik Muthi Hawa
- Pehli Sada Parinday Ki
- Hathailyoun Par Chiragh
- Jadeed Tar Pakistani Adab
- Num Grifta
- Kajol Ghar
- Khalid Ahmad had been publishing his monthly magazine 'Bayaz' for the last 22 years
Awards and recognition
- For his literary services, he has been awarded the Pride of Performance by the President of Pakistan in 2011.
- "Khalid Ahmad passes away". The Nation (newspaper). 19 March 2013. Retrieved 20 March 2019.
- Khalid Ahmad's daily newspaper column on awaztoday.pk website Retrieved 20 March 2019
- Zain Ahmed (22 March 2011). "Truly triumphant (Khalid Ahmad's Pride of Performance Award info included)". The Express Tribune (newspaper). Retrieved 20 March 2019.
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