A 22-year-old Pakistani, Hibba Memon, based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been selected as the winner of the GulMawaz Khan Poetry Competition.
Memon’s pome will be read out at the House of Lords, the second chamber of the UK Parliament, reported by Samaa News.
The prose is on the ancestry, it further talks about the uncertainty of life and in search of the new beginnings and a search for one’s identity.
During an interview given to Samaa News, the young poetess sated that she’s very excited and wishes she could have flown to UK to read her poem herself. She further clarified that the procedures of the parliament does not allow it.
Memon has recently completed her Bachelors in Engineering from University of Sharjah. Her majors are in Sustainable and Renewable Energy.
Moreover, Memon mentioned that it was with a help of a friend who told her about the competition, the ambitious poetess has her own poetry blog and occasionally narrates her poetry in front of the audience.
The GulMawaz Khan Memorial Foundation is a dedicated organization that works on keeping the memories alive of the martyred Muslim soldiers who risked their lives while fighting for Britain during the First and Second World Wars.