Born in Moradabad, India, in 1937, Anwar migrated to Rawalpindi with his family after partition. He went to school and college in the city. After finishing a master’s degree in English Literature from Gordon College in 1966, he joined Pakistan Times as a desk editor. Later, Anwar joined the Finance Ministry and retired as chief publications officer. He edited the prestigious Economic Survey, and other publications of the ministry. Anwar penned exquisite columns on culture, literature, art and social issues for over three decades for Dawn, The Express Tribune and The Nation. He passed away on 30th December, 2015.

Mushir Anwar


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