LAHORE – Famend journalist Hamid Mir’s affair with GNN is over as he has joined Pakistan’s main media group, Geo, once more. Shahzeb Khanzada, and Muneeb Farooq welcomed Hamid Mir on his tweeter account.
Welcome again @HamidMirPAK sb…
— Shahzeb Khanzada (@shazbkhanzdaGEO) October 12, 2018
Hamid Mir sb joins again Geo Information 👌🙌👍. Welcome again dwelling @HamidMirPAK Sb.
— Muneeb Farooq (@muneebfaruqpak) October 12, 2018
Earlier, Hamid Mir bid farewell to the Geo/Jang Group after serving within the main media organisation for nearly 20 years.
In an image making rounds over the web, the host of some of the standard present affairs present of the nation – Geo Information’ Capital Speak – may be seen standing within the GNN newsroom in Lahore. Taking to Twitter to share the image, newscaster Salman Hassan wrote, “Welcome aboard sir jee. Mir sb joined as president of GNN.
WHO IS HAMID MIR?
Born in Lahore on July 23, 1966, Hamid initially labored as a journalist with Pakistani newspapers, and at the moment, being some of the standard journalists of the nation, hosts the political speak present Capital Speak on Geo Information. He writes columns for Urdu in addition to English newspapers, each nationwide and worldwide.
Hamid interviewed Osama bin Laden after the September 11 assaults and, throughout his profession, additionally interviewed a number of world leaders, together with John Kerry, Hillary Clinton, Tony Blair, Colin Powell, Nelson Mandela and Shimon Peres. He has additionally interviewed celebrities reminiscent of Shah Rukh Khan.
The veteran journalist had not too long ago made it to headlines after he admitted earlier than the Supreme Court docket that Pakistan’s broadly proclaimed main information channel, Geo, was not paying salaries to its workers.
In the course of the listening to of a suo motu case in April relating to the nonpayment of workers salaries by media householders, Hamid Mir had blew the lid off Geo and confirmed that the media individuals related to the channel had not obtained their salaries for the month of February and March.
Hamid has additionally been the goal of dying threats and no less than two assassination makes an attempt.
Hamid can be a recipient of the civil award Hilal-i-Imtiaz for his work and in 2016, was awarded Free Press Award within the “Most Resilient Journalist Award” class. In 2017, he was awarded the lifetime achievement award by Zafarullah Khan Jamali for his work as a information anchor.