Munir Ahmed Badini
Munir Ahmed Badini is a renowned Balochi novelist and writer, who has written 100 books, including 80 novels and 4 volumes of short stories, letters and diaries. A Master’s in Philosophy from the University of Punjab, he is also a civil servant who, as an officer of the Central Superior Services, has served in a variety of senior government positions, including as Chief Secretary of Gilgit-Baltistan. He is the author of many Balochi books and earned a literary award from the Pakistan Academy of Letters for his first novel, Rekan-e-Taha-Halke (Village in a Desert). He was awarded a pride of performance civilian award by the President of Pakistan for his contribution to literature.