Professor Shohab Inayat Malik, Dean Faculty of Arts, Head Of Department of Urdu at the University of Jammu has been nominated as Patron-in-Chief of the World Urdu Association.

This has been informed to Professor Malik through a letter written by Association President Professor Khwaja Ekram-ud-Din.

The World Urdu Association is an NGO of Urdu language working for its promotion throughout the world. It holds seminars, conferences and literary meets throughout the world for the promotion of Urdu language and literature.

Professor Malik is associated with various Urdu NGOs of the country as well as of the state. He has written and edited two dozen books. Besides, he has organized a number of International and National seminars at the University of Jammu.

He has also worked as Director, Kishtwar Campus, and has created a literary atmosphere in the campus by organizing various national and International
seminars.