14 June | 2024

Lahore, Pakistan

How Pakistanis are creating a ‘new dialect’ of English with local ‘flavor’

Both English and Urdu are used as the official languages of Pakistan, as ‘all’ documents, court proceedings, business contracts, buildings, roads and street signs,...

Afaq Ahmed Khan

Afaq Ahmed Khan, born and raised in village Kuthiala of district Abbottabad, is a writer currently based in Lahore. He is Gold Medalist in his BS English Language & Literature from Abbottabad University of Science & Technology (AUST), and currently enrolled in MPhil Applied Linguistics at the University of Central Punjab in Lahore. He is inspired by the fact how language is used not only as a communication tool, but something beyond literal borders; and how language effects a society