Photo: Shamim Manzar
Shamim Manzar was the former head of the German Language Department at the Goethe-Institut Pakistan in Karachi. He received his M.A. in International Relations from Karachi University and is a certified German teacher. He has translated Schiller’s classical Drama “The Robbers” from German into Urdu, and translated poems by Faiz Ahmed Faiz into German. Mr. Manzar has published his own collection of short stories in Urdu in 2003 and a novel in 2008.