Member since Mar '16

Working languages:
Pashto (Pushto) to English
English to Pashto (Pushto)
English to Urdu
Urdu to English
English to Dari

Abid Riaz
English/Pashto/Urdu/Farsi/Arabic

Pakistan
Local time: 20:12 PKT (GMT+5)

Native in: Pashto (Pushto) (Variants: Afghani, Pakistani ) Native in Pashto (Pushto)
This person has translated 14,874 words for Translators without Borders
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Jul 25, 2020 (posted via ProZ.com):  Finished translating a court document with some very hard legal language but I'm safely out alive. ...more, + 10 other entries »
Total word count: 37749

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I am an experienced Pashto, Urdu and Dari translator. I have worked with numerous translation agencies and organizations. Allow me to mention a few projects I have worked on. I started as a translator in 2009 with translation.pk for whom I translated a large amount of data for a machine language project besides several small and large documents. Last year I translated annual report and related documents of ISAAA , an organization that promotes biotech applications in agriculture. Last year I worked with Thesiegers, a research organization, as a translator of Afghan newspapers from the 1990s. I was interviewed and selected by the well-known Afghanistan expert Alex Strick Van Linschoten and later I also worked with Anand Gopal from the same team of researchers. I can provide references from both the distinguished scholars. At the moment I am working with Appen Butler Hill, an Australian company. I am part of their machine translation project where I am maintaining translation quality of over 90%. As part of the team, we have already done 350,000 words. At the moment I also work with the United Nations Higher Commissioner for Refugees, BOI Islamabad as a consecutive interpreter and translator. I am working with them on a consultant's contract. Along with commercial and development sector projects, I am a volunteer translator for Pashto Google Translate. I am a registered volunteer and commercial translator for Amara.org. I have translated several TedTalks and Scientific American magazine videos. I also contributed to Pashto translation of Facebook and Apache OpenOffice.
Keywords: Pashto to English, English to Pashto, Urdu to English, English to Urdu, English to Dari, Dari to English, Persian to English, English to Persian, Pashto Translator, Afghan Pashto, Pakistani Pashto, Afghan Persian,




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