Biography of Rehmat AzizChitrali
Rahmat Aziz Khan is an International Innovation Laureate(Germany) , Linguist, Poet, Author, Translator, Researcher, Inventor and Scientist who invented the world’s unique linguistic software(Multilanguage Text Editor) that can be used to type in as many as 40 languages of Pakistan at a single plateform free of cost. He is the first person in the world to create a software which allows the typing of 40? languages at a single platform. here is the news link http: //daily.urdupoint.com/livenews/2014-11-15/news-325474.html. He is an author from? Chitral, in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (formerly North-West Frontier) province of Pakistan.? While living in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province during the Taliban regime, Rahmat Aziz created? Khowar Wikipedia on the internet and wrote Khowar language articles on topics the Taliban? discouraged, namely education, human rights, youth rights, peace, women’s rights, Children rights, fundamental rights, mother language education for boys and girls in primary level and the? preservation of regional languages in northern Pakistan. In recognition of his selfless and outstanding services for Pakistani languages UNDP nominated him for the prestigious international award i.e. N-Peace Award.
He has rendered significant services for the promotion and preservation of endangered local languages of Pakistan and played an active role for mother languages. Benefits of his linguistics and literary services for regional languages of Pakistan have been manifold and exemplary. In recognition of his outstanding and meritorious linguistics and literary services Royal Commonwealth Society, Great Britain has awarded Rehmat Aziz Khan Honorary Degree of Associate Fellowship.
The Imminent Scientist of Pakistan Dr.A.Q.Khan has been pleased to confer certificate of recognition on Rehmat Aziz Khan. Nazriya Pakistan Council Islamabad awarded him Dr.Abdul Qadeer Khan Gold Medal & Award 2015 in recognition of his meritorious services in technological advancement. Chief of Army Staff Gen Raheel Sharif has presented him a Certificate of Appreciation with the remarks that Rahmat Aziz Khan’s efforts are definitely praise worthy and will enhance Pakistan’s Image at International level. I will urge Rahmat Aziz to keep working hard for building the image of Pakistan, globally.
Rahmat Aziz Khan has deep understanding of Multilanguage Text Editing. He is one of the most prominent and recognized inventors and linguists of Pakistan and has invented a Multilanguage text editor for 40 languages of Pakistan.
He has also some other distinctions to his credits including Dr.A.Q.Khan Gold Medal, Pride of the Nation Gold Medal, World Record Holder(Linguistics) , International Innovation Laureate(Germany) , Innovative Initiative Laureate, Linguist & Culture Researcher, Shandoor Awardee, Chitral Human Development Awardee, SAFE Talent Award, JI Youth Pakistan Award, Pakistan Youth Icon Award(UN & YRC) , Pride of the Nation Award (JFP) , Dr.A.Q.Khan Award (NPC) , N-Peace Award(Nominee) , Johar Award (Nominee) , Agahi Award(Nominee) , Rising Star Award, , Commendation Certificate from Chief of Army Staff Gen Raheel Shareef, Linguistic Award from MyLanguages.Org, Pakistan Barn State Award of National Merit(Wikimedia Foundation for creation of Khowar Wikipedia) , Sanad-e-Fazeelat from Dawah Academy, Isb. Sanad-e-Tauseef from NBF & Ministry of Education Govt of Pakistan, Honorary Degree of Associate Fellowship from Royal Commonwealth Society(RCS) Great Britain.Pakistani Zabanoon ka Rakhwaala (Daily Jasarat) , Rehmat Aziz- Diamond of Hindukush(Rawabit International) , Rehmat Aziz Chitrali(A man with a Vision) by Daily Tribune Isb with the New York Times.
He is well known for his linguistics acumen, integrity, sincerity to the cause of language and culture documentation and dedication to the profession. His literary and linguistic works promoted essential qualities of love, affection, dedication to service, truthfulness, tolrence for each other, peace, inter provincial linguistic harmony necessary for a progressive society.
Rahmat Aziz Khan has another feather in his cap is that he has translated Dr.Allama Iqbal’s books namely Bange-e-Dara, Bal-e-Jibreel, Zarb-e-Kaleem and Armughan-e-Hija into Khowar language and has done their versified translations, carrying Iqbal’s message and popularity accorss the barriers of languages. Khowar language is spoken in Chitral, Swat, Gilgit Baltistan, Sheghnan(Afghanistan) and Xingjiang(China) .
He has already been awarded many international awards, gold medals, recognitions on excellent performance, contribution and dedicated works towards linguistics. He continues to pursue his activities in linguistics and literary works for mother languages and is a source of inspiration for younger generations. Rehmat Aziz Khan has two gold medals in his credits for his invention. He has also been awarded pride of the Nation Gold Medal and Dr.A.Q.Khan Gold Medals for his outstanding work towards languages and in the field of science and technology and linguistics.
Rehmat Aziz Khan was resident editor of Monthly Shandoor Karachi and Managing Editor of Chitral Vision newspaper. He has written many boos in Pakistan languages. His books can be accessed at http: //www.scribd.com/khowaracademy
Rahmat Aziz Khan has been one of the most consistent and polular writers and researchers in the field of linguistics and Iqbal Studies in Chitral. His works has been used as text books of Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad and a basis for further research. He has been awarded Innovative Initiative Award for achievements in science and technology.
He has participated in the United Nations Youth Forum on behalf of Pakistan. He has worked as voice over artist in the first ever khowar environmental film namely Markhoor. His voice and art are widely applauded in the Khowar speaking community. He has started his television career form Khyber News TV as Host/Anchor of First ever Khowar language Current Affairs Show namely Voice of Chitral. He wrote many news for Khyeber News Tv’s Chitrali programme.
The eye catching versified Khowar Language Translation of Dr Allama Iqbal’s poetry is another valuable contribution of Rahmat Aziz which earned him a lot of fame and appreciation. Presently he is working on translation of Holy Quran into Khowar Language. Chitrali Grammer, Khowar Qaida, Guldan-e-Rahmat, Guldast-e-Rahmat and many other books are his precious contributions to Khowar Language.
In spite of the region’s struggles with remoteness and security tensions, Rahmat has continued to? promote the Khowar language and its development along with the other 13 languages spoken in? Chitral and Gilgit-Baltistan areas in Pakistan.
For his courageous and outstanding services to the promotion of regional languages and? intercommunal peace throughout Pakistan, Rehmat Aziz has been awarded numerous honours, awards and Gold Medals by? national and international literary? associations.?
Rahmat Aziz Khan is also campaigning for action and mobilizing for peace through his khowar language poetry. He deserves Pride of Performance Award in recognition of his peace poetry, his struggle for young girls and boys, his mobilization and advocacy efforts have resulted in the advancement of young girls and boys, peace and security issues. Through his columns, reports, editorial and features Rehmat is promoting the values of gender equality and women’s empowerment.
He is spreading the message of peace through his poetry and has demonstration capacity in mobilizing people and resources for peacebuilding at a regional level.
Rahmat Aziz has wide-ranging experience in advocating for systemic change relating to women and youth’s inclusion in conflict prevention, resolution, peacebuilding or security at a regional level.
Rahmat Aziz uphold the values of gender equality and women’s empowerment.
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Rehmat AzizChitrali's Works:
1. Guldan-e-Rahmat (Urdu)