Majid Nizami (April 3, 1928 – July 26, 2014) was a Chairman of Majid Nizami Trust, chief editor and publisher of Nawa-i-Waqt Group of Publications of Pakistan. Nawa-i-Waqt newspaper was founded by Majid's older brother, Hameed Nizami (3 Oct 1915-22 Feb 1962) in 1940, who had later died in 1962 at age 46 in Pakistan and now it is owned by Majid Nizami Trust. Majid Nizami then stepped in to start managing the Nawa-i-Waqt newspaper in 1962. Majid Nizami was also the chairman of Nazaria-i-Pakistan Trust.
|Born||April 3, 1928|
|Died||July 26, 2014 (aged 86)|
|Education||Islamia College, Lahore|
|Occupation||editor, columnist and journalist|
|Spouse(s)||Reehana Majid Nizami|
|Children||Rameeza Majid Nizami (daughter)|
Early life and careerEdit
After doing his high school education in his local town Sangla Hill, Majid Nizami was educated at Islamia College, Lahore, where he obtained his master's degree in Political Science and then went on to London to study law in 1954. During his student days in British India, he actively participated in the Pakistan Movement working towards the independence of Pakistan in 1947. Majid Nizami was one of the few people who served as an editor of a newspaper group for 48 years, as well as a journalist for 59 years.
Awards and recognitionEdit
- Hanif, Intikhab (2014-07-27). "Majid Nizami laid to rest". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 2020-09-15.
- "Nobody can defeat nation having belief in Allah". The Nation. 2011-09-28. Retrieved 2020-09-15.
- "Majid Nizami (1928-2014) - Journalism Pakistan". www.journalismpakistan.com. Retrieved 2020-09-15.
- "APNS Lifetime Award for Majid Nizami". The Nation. 2011-03-25. Retrieved 2020-09-15.