WANA, 23 November: A local folk singer of the South Waziristan agency Shaukat Aziz Shaukat was honored by the political administration during a ceremony held here on Wednesday.

Commissioner, DI Khan division Akhtar Nazir Warraich presented the award to singer Shaukat Aziz.

Shaukat is one of the most popular singers in the agency and he sings songs in native Barki language.

Expressing his pleasure after achieving the award, he said it was a great honor for him to receive the award. He said it was a recognition of his services to the music and promoting local culture. He added that the award would further encourage him.