Ghazi Salahuddin, Ismail Khan receive civil awards.

This Independence Day President of Pakistan announces civil awards for Ghazi Salahuddin and Ismail Khan for their outstanding services to the profession of journalism in the country.
Ghazi Salahuddin is a noted journalist and literary figure who rose to TV fame with PTV’s classic quiz show ‘Kasoti’ alongwith Qureshpur and Ubaidullah Baig. Author of several books and critic, Ghazi Salahuddin has been associated with Jang Group since long.Ghazi Sahab was also first editor of The news when it was launched.
Dawn’s Resident Editor, Ismail Khan began his career with The News where he worked from 1991 to 2001 in Peshawar Bureau as deputy to veteran journalist Rahimullah Yousufzai. “He was my teacher and mentor, I owe this award to him,” he said after being nominated for the award.
The News said Khan also works for The New York Times and was a member of their reporting team that won the Pulitzer for best coverage of Pakistan and Afghanistan in 2009. Khan is also an analyst with Voice of America.


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