Abdul Hameed Akhund

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Abdul Hameed Akhund

عبدالحميد آخوند
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Born (1945-03-30) March 30, 1945 (age 78)
Hyderabad District, Sindh
Known forPakistani intelactual
  • Akhund Allah Bachayo Siddiqi (father)

Abdul Hameed Akhund (Urdu عبدالحميد آخوند, Sindhi:عبدالحميد آخوند) is well known Pakistani intelactual [1]and author belongs to Sindh, Pakistan.[2][3][4]

Early life

According to Encyclopædia Sindhiana by Sindhi Language Authority Hyderabad Sindh, Akhund was born to Akhund Allah Bachayo Siddiqi on 30 March 1945 in Hyderabad city of Hyderabad District, Sindh.[5]


Abdul Hameed Akhund started his career as a director of cultural wing of culture department of Sindh through Sindh Public Service Commission and later in 1976 he rendered his services as director of the culture department[6]. He was appointed as first secretary of culture and archive department of Sindh in 1988[7]and remained secretary of culture and Tourism department of Sindh till 2003.[5][8][9]. and then he was transfered from culture department.[10] He retired as a secretary of Federal government and became member of advisory committee for Information department government of Sindh.[11] Afterward, he joined as a secretary of Endowment Fund Trust and rendering his services yet.[12][13][14]


He has written many books but his countable contribution is Tale of the tile.[2][15]


  1. ".:: Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation ::". www.siut.org. Retrieved 2020-04-01.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Akhund, Abdul Hamid (2011). Tale of the Tile: The Ceramic Traditions of Pakistan. Mohatta Palace Museum. ISBN 978-969-9535-01-7.
  3. admin. "Hameed Akhund, Secretary Endowment Fund Trust". SalamFest - Muslim Festival. Retrieved 2020-03-31.
  4. Yasin, Aamir (2013-09-27). "Sindhi art showcased at PNCA". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 2020-04-01.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "آخوند عبدالحميد : (Sindhianaسنڌيانا)". www.encyclopediasindhiana.org. Retrieved 2020-03-31.
  6. Sehmi, Anwar-ul-Haq (1983). Nationalism, Islam, and Pakistan. Islamic Publications.
  7. "Historical Background". www.sindharchives.gov.pk. Retrieved 2020-04-05.
  8. "Karachi's Hindu temples in danger". www.aljazeera.com. Retrieved 2020-04-01.
  9. The Herald. Pakistan Herald Publications. 2010.
  10. "KARACHI: Hameed Akhund transferred". DAWN.COM. 2003-05-07. Retrieved 2020-03-31.
  11. "Sindh information dept forms advisory board - Pakistan Today". www.pakistantoday.com.pk. Retrieved 2020-03-31.
  12. Tribune.com.pk (2017-06-10). "'We must come together to save Sindh's heritage'". The Express Tribune. Retrieved 2020-03-31.
  13. "Endowment Fund restores Karachi Press Club's heritage building". www.thenews.com.pk. Retrieved 2020-03-31.
  14. "Int'l Conference held in Hyderabad to preserve heritage of Sindh". Daily Times. 2018-01-14. Retrieved 2020-04-01.
  15. "Abdul Hamid Akhund | Get Textbooks | New Textbooks | Used Textbooks | College Textbooks - GetTextbooks.com". www.gettextbooks.com. Retrieved 2020-03-31.

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