LAHORE - The Pakistan Writers’ Wing, Aitmad News and Wafa-i-Pakistan Literary Forum yesterday awarded  Phool Editor Muhammad Shoaib Mirza for his work in children’ literature.

Veteran politician Makhdoom Javed Hashmi honored him with “Salar-i-Adab Atfal Award’ at All Pakistan Writers’ Convention held in Multan. A larger number of people including politicians, writers and journalists were present.

Last month, Shoaib Mirza was awarded ‘Tameer-i-Adab Award’ in Multan. National Book Foundation had also appointed him ‘Ambassador for Book’ for his literary services. He received a number of awards.  He also took part in an international symposium held on children last year in Turkey.