It is very refreshing to hear that Professor Adil Najam, an environmentalist and a fellow blogger of Pakistaniat fame is to be the recipient of Sitara-e-Imtiaz, Pakistans’ highest civilian award, which will be awarded to him by the President of Pakistan in Islamabad on 23rd March 2010.
This news came to me on the morning of 14th of August in an email from Adil Bhai, as I was heading to Sorh Baluchistan for a 3-day offroading adventure with OffRoadPakistan. Adil bhai’s email was one of the last few emails that snuck into my blackberry moments after which we lost all connections with the digital [real] world and disappeared into the blackhole of wilderness literally disconnected from the enitre world for a peaceful three days, having read his email it did leave me in a frustrated mess of not having time to congratulate Adil Bhai via email or even with a congratulatory blog post announcing this amazing news. It is now after three days that I feel that the first post I must write should be about this great inspirational blogger whom I have had the honor to have known for the past three years.
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