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The Daily Pakistan (Urdu: روزنامہ پاکستان‎) is a daily newspaper in Pakistan, published both in Urdu language and in English. Mujeeb-ur-Rehman Shami is its chief editor.[1][2] Daily Pakistan is currently published from Lahore, Karachi, Islamabad, Multan and Peshawar simultaneously.

Daily Pakistan
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TypeDaily newspaper
FormatBroadsheet
Editor-in-chiefMujeeb-ur-Rehman Shami
Founded1997
LanguageUrdu
HeadquartersLahore, Pakistan
Circulation500,000+ Language: English, Urdu, Chinese
WebsiteDaily Pakistan Urdu, Daily Pakistan English, Daily Pakistan Chinese

HistoryEdit

This Lahore-based daily was started in December 1990. During Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto's regime, Mujeeb-ur-Rehman Shami suffered hardships and was put behind the bars. Prior to taking over Daily Pakistan, he was Editor-in-Chief of the Weekly Zindagi, Lahore. He also served as President, Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors in 2002.[3]

The newspaper is known for its writer Hamid Mir who interviewed Osama bin Laden for the Daily in 1997. Asghar Abdullah, Tariq Mehmood Ahsan, and Saleem Shahab[4] have also been contributing articles for Weekly Zindagi Magazine.[5] Nauman Tasleem Khan is web editor of the Daily Pakistan.

Daily Pakistan also established an English version of its news publication in 2015, titled Daily Pakistan Global.

ColumnistsEdit

  • Naseem Shahid (An-Kahi)[6]
  • Mujeeb-ur-Rehman Shami (Jalsa-e-Aam) (Chief editor of Daily Pakistan)[7][8]
  • Anique butt (Sabaz Bagh)
  • Wusatullah Khan
  • Dr. Noman Nayyir Kulachvi (Sirat e Danish)
  • Ghulam Jelani Khan (Shamsheer o Sanaan Awwal)
  • Ch. Khadim Hussain (Ye Lahore Hai)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Journalists visit Overseas Pakistanis Commission The Nation (Pakistan newspaper), Published 24 November 2017, Retrieved 25 November 2017
  2. ^ Daily Pakistan (newspaper) on the List of National newspapers in Pakistan w3newspapers.com website, Retrieved 25 November 2017
  3. ^ CPNE meets secretary information Dawn (newspaper), Published 13 July 2002, Retrieved 25 November 2017
  4. ^ 100 Namwar Khawateen. ISBN 8089714412. Retrieved 12 April 2016.
  5. ^ "Daily Pakstan ePaper – Daily Urdu Newspaper – Roznama Pakistan". Daily Pakistan. 14 December 2014. Retrieved 12 April 2016.
  6. ^ "نسیم شاہد". Daily Pakistan. Retrieved 12 April 2016.
  7. ^ Tributes to Majid Nizami on 89th birthday The Nation (Pakistan newspaper), Published 4 April 2017, Retrieved 25 November 2017
  8. ^ Profile of Mujeeb-ur-Rehman Shami on tv.com.pk website Retrieved 25 November 2017

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