Prof: Muhammad Shafi Sabir (Late)
10th April 1920 – 9th august 2005
MA (English), MA (Urdu) Gold Medalist
Hon. (Pashto), Hon (Persian)
Founder Principle and Pioneer of:
Forward Systems of Educational Systems
Pioneer of Education in Private Sector in N.W.F.P established Forward School & College in 1950 in Peshawar, worked as well known journalist in “Khyber Mail” and Urdu / Pashto daily “Shahbaz”, writer and editor of “Humdum” and “Tarjuman-l-Sarhad”, a broadcaster presenting religious programmers on PTV and Radio Pakistan. Writer of many dramas, winning the best drama writer award for“ Firdous” and author of 12 books including“ Hayat-e-Muhammad Mustafa (P.B.U.H)” “Tareekh-e-Soba Sarhad”, “Sakhisyat-e-Sarhad”, “Quaid-e-Azam our Soba Sarhad”, Dastan-I-Khyber”, “Bahadur Shah Zafar”, “Hayat-e-Pir Baba” and his raveloque, “Safar Nama-e-Haj-0-Ziarat”, in Urdu Language and “Story of Khyber”. “ Pakistan Culture, People and Places”in English Language, many ofthese books won literary awards, served as member of University of Peshawar’s Academic Council, vice President of Abasin Arts council, President of Private Educational InstitutionsManagementAssociation N.W.F.P, General Pakistan ofMotamar Al Alam-I-lslami, Pakistan, General SecretaryMajlis-e-Seerat-un Nabi, Peshawar and General Secretary of the Sunehri Masjid, Peshawar Managing Committee, and a member of different social services societies. During the last fifty years, hundreds of his students have been rendering distinguished services in every filed of life. Achievements of Professor Muhammad Shafi are charmingly complementary to his academic qualifications.
From University of Peshawar he was M.A. (English), M.A (Urdu), Honours in Persian. He was Gold Medalist from Anjuman Taraqqi Urdu and Abasin Arts Council. He was respectfully popular among people and students.