Rana Shakeel Asghar, who writes under the nom de plume Shakeel Jazib, is a poet who presently lives in Islamabad. Known for compering Literature and Poetry events and programmes on Pakistan Television (PTV), he is a member of the Civil Service of Pakistan (Pakistan Audit and Accounts Service). Hailing from Chiniot, Punjab, he holds an MBBS Degree and a Master’s in Urdu Literature. His poems have appeared in various literary magazines in Pakistan and India, including ‘Sher o Hikmat’; ‘Biyaz’; ‘Adbiyat’; ‘Dabistan’; and ‘Nazool’. He has also published two books, viz. ‘Har Naqsh Adhoora Hey’ and ‘Jab Sans Mein Girhein Parhti Hein’. He is the recipient of a number of literary awards.