Ata Ul Haq Qasmi March 13, 2018 Jang 299 1 1
Ata ul Haq Qasmi is a Pakistani Urdu language columnist and poet. He has written many articles on different subjects for the leading newspapers of Pakistan.
The most distinguished character of Qasmi's column is his satire on social inequalities of the society and his anti dictatorship stance which he boldly takes in his columns. He has a unique style of writing incomparable to any other columnist because of his humorous way which holds the reader till the last line of his column which is his punch line.
Qasmi was also elevated to the position of Ambassador of Pakistan in Norway and Thailand during Nawaz Sharif's reign from 1997 to 1999. His books of columns include "Column Tamam", "Shar Goshiyan", "Hansna Rona Mana Hay", "Mazeed Ganjey Farishtey and many more while his TV Drama Serials include the most popular "Khwaja and Son", "Shab Daig" and "Sheeda Talli". His travelogues include "Shoq-e-Awargi".
His writing is more toward Nawaz Sharif, and he has some closed relation with him. He supported PML-N in the 2013 election, and there are news that soon he will be appointed Ambassador to some country.