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Shina linguist, researcher, poet, and educationist Muhammad Zafar Shakir has passed away in Gilgit.

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Muhammad Zafar Shakir Shina Poet

Shina linguist, researcher, poet, and educationist Muhammad Zafar Shakir has passed away in Gilgit. He was Assistant Professor, Department of Modern Languages, at Karakoram International University (KIU) Gilgit.

Muhammad Zafar Shakir speaking at a CPEC-related event in Islamabad.

He represented Gilgit-Baltistan and Shina language at various local, national and international forums.

GBee Staff keeps you updated with the latest happenings in Gilgit, Baltistan and Chitral regions of Pakistan.

Coronavirus Statistics

😷 Pakistan

590,508 Cases
13,205 Deaths
559,248 Recovered
18,055 Active Cases
2.2% Death %
94.7% Recovered %

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2,603,187 Deaths
92,841,327 Recovered
21,883,805 Active Cases
2.2% Death %
79.1% Recovered %

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