Graphic Stories: Rana Liaquat Ali Khan
Rana Liaquat Ali Khan was the wife of Pakistan’s first Prime Minister Liaquat Ali Khan. She led the women during the Pakistan Movement. After the creation of Pakistan, she played an important role in women’s and children’s development and social progress and started many projects in this regard. Rana Liaquat was the first president of an NGO APWA (All Pakistan Women’s Association). She was also appointed as an ambassador for 12 years and served as Governor of Sindh during Z.A. Bhutto’s era.
Rumana Husain is a writer, illustrator, and a freelance contributor to national dailies and magazines. She has been an innovative school head and teacher-trainer. She is an Honorary Director on the Board of the Children’s Literature Festival (CLF), Honorary General Secretary of the Karachi Conference Foundation, and Founding Member of the ‘I am Karachi’ Society. She has written and illustrated over 60 children’s books and developed many teachers’ manuals. She won the 4th UBL-Jang Literary Excellence Award for Dr Akhter Hameed Khan which is a part of this graphic stories series.
Amina Azfar is a freelance editor, translator, and renowned author of children’s books in English and Urdu. She received the Mohammad Hasan Askari Award for the best translation work from the Pakistan Academy of Letters.