Muhammad Ashraf Heera

M. ASHRAF HEERA - M. ASHRAF HEERA Muhammad Ashraf Heera

Achivemets, Honors & Awards:

1: Got the Title of international Champion calligrapher through 1st Position at new setup international
Calligraphy Competition (Kufi style) held in Turkey under OIC.IRCICA.
Besides, made international Record as the only calligrapher winning most of the international
Calligraphy Competition (Kufi style) Throughout the world. 2010.
2: Got won Prize,(in Incentive Prize) and became First calligrapher in history of
Pakistan and Youngest in the world who won first prize for Pakistan in KHATKUFI, in
any international Calligraphy Competition. By winning international calligraphy competition 2004
held in Turkey. 2004.
3: My Name was registered in the Guinness book of World Records on getting Title of Youngest
Calligrapher of the world, winning international calligrapher competition at the Age of 12 year. 2009.
4: most highest won international calligraphy competitions pakistani calligrapher.
5: Pakistan got 1st Prize at international Miniature festival 2009 in Algeria, under my Leadership,
That was the First ever award, Pakistan got 1st at international Miniature competition. 2009.
6: Bestowed the Title of “Star of Pakistan” (Nejmul-Pakistan) by the world fame master calligrapher
Mr.Adnan Al-Sheikh Osman from Syria on excellent performance, 2010.
7: President gold medal, presented by President of Pakistan Mr. Muhammad RafiqTarar.1999.
( Pakistan highest civil award )
8: National President Talent Award, presented by Prime Minister of Pakistan Mr.Shoukat Aziz. 2005.
( Pakistan highest civil award for youngest )
9: Leveled the world record of getting most winner positions in khat-e-Kufi style by winning
the international Calligraphy competition 2007, in khat-e-Kufi, held in Istanbul-Turkey.2007.
10: Pakistan’s first and world’s youngest calligrapher who Created the style of new
branch of khat-e-Kufi. with the name Kufi Qalam-ul-Ashraf Heera. 2001.
11: Awarded with the honor of the first Pakistani calligrapher who won the biggest number of
Winning Position in international competition on winning the international calligraphy competition
in Egypt. 2008.
12: The calligrapher of Gulaf-e-Kaba Mukhtar Mufeez-ur-Rahman & Imam Kaba AlShaikh
Abdul Rahman Alsudais Awarded with the titlee of "USTAD" (Master of Calligraphy) for the
Outstanding work in very early age. 2006.
13: National Children Award, presented by Prime Minister of Pakistan Mr. Meraj Khalid. 1997.
(Pakistan highest civil award for Children)
14: Diamond of Pakistan Award, presented by Prime Minister of Pakistan Mr.M.Nawaz Sharif. 1999.
15: Government of the Punjab awarded Certificate of National Record on getting most first Positions
in the Calligraphy competitions held on Provincial and National level between Student calligraphers
in Pakistan.2004.
16: The Prime Minister of Pakistan Syed yousaf Raza Gelani Appriciated for winning continuously
8 international calligraphy competitions. 2008.
17: Government of Pakistan his awarded me the National Youth Award for outstanding achievements
in Calligraphy on the international youth day. 2007. (Pakistan highest civil award for youth)
18: Government of Iran his awarded me the Certificate of Honor Award for best performance
in Quran Calligraphy Exhibition. Tehran-Iran. 2009.
19: Qaid-e-Azam Award by Daily “Nawa-i-Waqt “Lahore for Biggest Achievements in Calligraphy and highlight
Name of Pakistan in the all world, presented by Majeed Nizami Chief Editor Daily Nawa-i-Waqt Lahore.2010
20: Encouragement prize of Governor of Punjab Mr.Khalid Maqbool.2002.
21: And achieved many National and International Awards, Shields, Gold Medals and
Honor Certificates.1997 to 2011.


1: 1st Prize in Kufi Style in the world Highest 8th International Calligraphy Competition
By OIC.(IRCICA) Istanbul-Turkey. 2010.
2: 1st Prize (Winner of mention prize) in Kufi Style in the world Highest 6th International Calligraphy Competition
By OIC.(IRCICA) Istanbul-Turkey. 2004.
3: 1st Prize in Islamic Calligraphy in the International Calligraphy Competition, Cairo-Egypt. 2005.
4: 1st Prize in International Islamic Calligraphy Competition, Dubai-UAE. 2005.
5: 1st Prize in International Calligraphy Competition, Iran. 2006.
6: 1st Prize in International Arabic Calligraphy Competition, Saudi Arab, 2006.
7: 1st Prize (Winner of Incentive prize) in Kufi Style in the world Highest 7th International Calligraphy Competition
By OIC.(IRCICA) Istanbul-turkey, 2007.
8: 1st Prize in Arabic Calligraphy in the International Calligraphy Competition, Beijin-China.2007.
9: 1st Prize in Arabic Calligraphy in the International Calligraphy Competition, Beijing-China.2008.
10: 1st Prize in Khodeir Albor Saeedi International Calligraphy Competition, Cairo-Egypt.2008.
11: 1st Prize in Arabic Calligraphy in the International Calligraphy Competition, Beijin-China.2010.
12: 1st Prize in Arabic Calligraphy in the International Youth Festival, Ankara-Turkey.2010.
13: 2nd Prize in Calligraphy (Nastaliq) in International Festival of Calligraphy & Illumination, Jordan 2010.
14: 3rd Prize in PCG.4th International Calligraphy Competition, Pakistan. 2004.
15: 4th, Prize in International Calligraphy Festival (Competition) Algiers- Algeria. 2009.
16: 3rd Prize in Pakistan Highest National Calligraphy Competition, Lahore. 2008.
17: 3rd Prize in Calligraphy Competition by Irani cultural Center Rawalpindi, Pakistan. 2010.
18: 35th Times 1st Prizes in Provincial & National Calligraphy Competitions of student
Calligraphers Organized by Government and private departments, 1997 to 2005.
19: 2nd Prize in Calligraphy Competition by MCYA.(Gov. of Punjab), Des. 2000.
20: 3rd Prize in Calligraphy Competition by Punjab Text Book Board, Oct. 2000.
21: 4th Prize in National calligraphy exhibition by Jhang arts council, Jhang. 2004.
22: And won many National and International Awards, Honors, Gold Medals,
Shields and Certificates. 1997 to 2011.


1: 1999, 1st International Exhibition of Calligraphy, Mashed - Iran.
2: 2000, ICS. International Calligraphy Exhibition, Cairo - Egypt.
3: 2000 to 2007, PCG.2nd ,3rd , 4th & 5th International Calligraphy Exhibition, Lahore - Pakistan
4: 2000, 2001, PNCA.5 th & 6 th National Calligraphy Exhibition, Islamabad - Pakistan
5: 2002, PAC. National Calligraphy Exhibition, Lahore- Pakistan.
6: 2003, 2004, FAC. 1st & 2nd National Calligraphy Exhibition, Faisalabad – Pakistan.
7: 2003, LM. & PCG. National Calligraphy Exhibition, Lahore - Pakistan.
8: 2005, 2nd International Exhibition of Calligraphy, London - England.
9: 2006, 3rd International Calligraphy Exhibition, Malaysia.
10: 2005, CAP. National Calligraphy Exhibition, Lahore - Pakistan.
11: 2000, 2001,2004, 3 time Participate in International Exhibition of art, Tokyo - Japan.
12: 2006, Italy and Pakistan International Calligraphy Exhibition, Lahore – Pakistan.
13: 2005, & 2006. International Calligraphy Exhibition, Makkah - Saudi Arab.
14: 2007, OIC.(IRCICA) international calligraphy exhibition, Islamabad - Pakistan.
15: 2007, International Calligraphy Exhibition, Beijing – China.
16: 2007, International Calligraphy Exhibition by city district government Karachi - Pakistan.
17: 2007, PNCA national art and Calligraphy Exhibition (on PNCA Inauguration), Islamabad-Pakistan.
18: 2008, International Calligraphy Exhibition (Multaqi Kuwait) Kuwait,
19: 2008, International Arabic Calligraphy Art Exhibition, Dubai - UAE.
20: 2009, International Calligraphy Festival Algiers - Algeria.
21: 2009, International Quran Calligraphy Exhibition. Tehran - Iran.
22: 2009, International illumination & Miniature Art Festival Algiers - Algeria,
23: 2010, 4th International Biennial of the Art of Arabic calligraphy, Sharjah - UAE.
24: 2010, International Exhibition of IRCICA 2010 winner calligraphy work, Abu Dhabi - UAE.
25: 2010, 6th international Besmella Festival of Calligraphy, Tehran - Iran
26: 2010, 4th Beijing international Art biennale, Beijing - China.
27: 2010 International Festival of Arabic Calligraphy & Illumination, Jordan.
28: 2010 was held calligraphy & Illumination Exhibition and Workshop in international Youth Festival
& Conference, Islamabad-Pakistan.
29: 2011, International Calligraphy Exhibition. Bangalore - India.
30: And participated in many National and International Calligraphy Exhibitions, 1999 to 2011.

Legend: ICS=Islamic calligraphy society, PCG=Pakistan calligraph artist's guild, PAC=Punjab arts Council,
PNCA=Pakistan national council of the arts, FAC=Faisalabad arts council, LM=Lahore museum,
CAP=Calligraphers association of Pakistan, MCYA=Ministry Culture & Youth Affairs.(Gov. of Punjab).

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