Pakistani photographer gets IPC award

New York: The International Photographic Council (IPC), an NGO of the United Nations, has awarded Muzammil Izhar Siddiqui the IPC Distinguished Service Award-2012.

The award was given for Mr Siddiqui’s services rendered for the promotion of peace in Pakistan and abroad through his photographs at the annual IPC Pro Award ceremony held recently at the UN headquarters in New York.

Having been in this field for nearly 15 years as an amateur, Mr Siddiqui teaches photography at university level and is a guest editor of a Japanese weekly, Pen News. He also organises shows and publishes an Urdu photographic magazine Fotoline.

Muzammil Siddiqui wearing his IPC medal

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