About the Translator

Sami ur Rahman

Sami ur Rehman

Sami ur Rahman is a freelance columnist and translator based in Islamabad, Pakistan. He holds master’s degree in political science and is currently working on a book of Chinese history. Previously, he has authored three books, titled The Rubaiyat of Khushal Khan Khattak (2016), The Book of Falconry (2014), and The Art of Falconry in the Mughal Empire (2017). His major interests are history, theoretical physics, art and literature.


Khushal Baba

Khushal Khan Khattak: Translation of rubaiyat opens door to Pukhtun nation

The man who translated The Book on Falconry from Pashto to English

‘Rubaiyat’: New Translations and New Poetry, and Meditation

Newspaper articles