Honorary Position 

Raza Ali Abidi


Raza Ali Abidi is a Pakistani journalist and broadcaster who is best known for his radio documentaries on the Grand Trunk Road in Pakistan and his travelogue along the banks of Indus River. His published works include several collections of cultural essays and short stories.


International Media  in Gilgit-Baltistan region

Muhammad Hassan Hasrat


Noted scholar, researcher, author of many books, Presidential award winner  and writer from Baltistan

Presidential Award for Pride of Performance


History & Culture

Brig. Retd. Muhammad Zakir



The first Brig of Baltistan senior instructor NDU, poet, writer, former member Senate KIU


Strategic Studies

Rashid Sami 


Drama artist, film producer and director


Expressive Art and Digital Media 


MS. Samina Khayal Baig


The celebrated Pakistani high-altitude mountaineer, who climbed Mount Everest and all Seven summits


Promotion of mountaineering in Gilgit-Baltistan region

Prof. Hashmat Ali Kamal Ilhami


Professor, Poet, writer, intellectual, author and patron  of literary societies of Baltistan


National Language and Literature۔

Honorable Syed Muhamad Abbas Kazmi


Researcher, expert of folklore and Kesar studies, translator of the great Kesar Saga, columnist and author of several books


Folklores, traditions and Kesar Studies (Geserology)


Dr. Ghazi Muhammad Naeem (Ghanche)


Physician (Orthopedic specialist), Gold medalist, M.Phil and PhD in Urdu, writer, poet and author of 100+ books of Urdu Ghazal, Poetic translator of literary master pieces in Persian and Arabic such as MAsnawi Manawi,  Dewan-e-Ali, Israr-u-Shuhud to Urdu poetic form. Writer in five international languages (English, Arabic, Persian, Chinese, Urdu) and mother tongue Balti


Multi Lingual and Trans lingual Literature and poetry

Muhammad Ali Azizi


Development practitioner, specialist of rural development and social mobilization. RSPN Islamabad Pakistan


Rural Development

Jamshed Khan Dukhi (Gilgit)


Urdu, Shina Poet, senior activist of harmony, and unity, author of books


National Integration and Shina language Literature

Ghulam Hassan Hasnu (Khaplu Gangchhe)


Teacher, author, translator of dozens of Persian and Arabic books and curator of Barat Library the largest private library of manuscript in Pakistan (GB)


Conservation of knowledge heritage

Muhammad Qasim Naseem


 Political historian, seasoned journalist, analyst, author, columnist and social worker


Media & Communications

Inayatullah Shimali (Diamir)


Highly honored senior intellectual, writer, author and literary figure of Diamir


Regional Literature and Mainstreaming

Ehsan Ali Danish


 Poet of Balti and Urdu Languages, biographer, poetic translator of Urdu to Balti, author of several books, famous anchor person and stage compere


 Balti & Urdu Literature

Mirza Muahammad Jaffar



Director physical education, Chairman Shigar Tourism Association