How playwright, professor, and Wikimedian Aziz Kingrani contributes his expertise in preserving Sindhi heritage to the Wikimedia movement

Aziz Kangrani, writer, poet, author, and professor. Shabir Kumbhar, CC BY-SA 4.0

Aziz Kingrani spent 35 years of his career educating students as a professor of Sindhi literature and now spends his time improving Wikipedia articles in multiple languages. He has been writing and publishing since 1974 and has over a dozen books published in Sindhi and English. 

After searching the internet for information on historical and archaeological heritage – specifically the literary assets of Sindh, Pakistan – he did not find much information. He felt that this information should be made easily available to people and joined the Wikimedia movement in 2012. 

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An interview with Muhammad Ameen Akbar from Urdu Wikipedia

From railroads to religion, Pakistani Wikipedia editor Muhammad Ameen Akbar works tirelessly to expand the capacity and content on Urdu Wikipedia.

Earlier this year Muhammad Ameen Akbar agreed to answer a series of question about his work in the Wikimedia movement. In the interview Muhammad talks about his motivations, accomplishments, and goals as a volunteer contributor.

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