HUNZA: by Haider Badakhshani
The 2nd Wakhi Language standardization workshop conducted by Wakhi Writers Forum in Aliabad Hunza. Large number of Wakhi poets, researchers, writers and local singers attended the workshop, hosted by Wakhi Writers Forum on December 2, 2017.
Discussed about Wakhi script, documentation of Wakhi language and work on it’s development. More than 50 Xik [Wakhi] participants from different parts of Gilgit, Ishkoman, Burughel and Gojal, express their ideas and experiences.
The Workshop audience and participants appreciated this step from Wakhi Writers Forum to move towards some common Alphabets enabling all Wakhis globally to communicate and produce literature on the Wakhi.
Wakhi renown folk singer Fazal Rahman Shreen Sado, Rehbar, DW. Baig, Ahsan Ali and Haider Murad presented their songs and poetries.
in the 2nd Wakhi Language standardization workshop they formed new cabinet for Wakhi Writers Forum for Pakistan chapter, Al Waez Nasir Karim appointed as a chairman and coordinators from Chipursan, Avgarch, Gulmit, Ishkoman valley district Ghizar and Brughel [Chitral KPK] each.
The forum members will select a suitable name for the newly formed forum.