Abaseen Yousafzai is a widely recognized Pashtun poet, research scholar, literary critic, and columnist in addition to being a noted radio and TV anchor-person. He is the chairman of the Pashto Department in Islamia College, Peshawar. Author of ten books of Pashto and Urdu, he is the recipient of about 400 awards for outstanding literary and social services. He has been given the presidential award by the Government of Afghanistan for his literary contribution to Pashto literature, and won the best teacher award from the Teaching Staff Association of Islamia College University Peshawar. Dr Abaseen Yousafzai has recently accomplished a tremendous task of preparing the Pashto syllabus for grades KG to 12th under the auspices of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Directorate of Curriculum and Teacher Education (DCTE). Dr Abaseen Yousafzai has also been awarded Pride of Performance from President of Pakistan 2020 in recognition of his excellent performance in the field of poetry, column, research & criticism, tv, radio, stage anchor, and cultural activist. He has been contributing Pashto language and literature for the last 40 years, regularly along with different Pashto and Urdu newspapers, literary magazines and radio and TV shows.