Muhammad Saleem Khawaja, famously known as Ahmad Saleem belongs to Miana Gondal, Dist. Gujrat, Punjab, Pakistan. His contributions towards Punjabi language are immense as he translated major works of different into Punjabi. He is now settled in Islamabad as he remained associated with SDPI from 1996 to 2007 while he still takes part in research work for the institute. In 2010, he received Pride of Performance Award from government of Pakistan.