ISLAMABAD: The federal government has appointed Fahd Husain, a profession journalist and former editor of Daybreak‘s Islamabad version, as its particular assistant “with speedy impact”, a notification introduced late Friday.
The notification to this impact, issued by Cupboard Division, stated Husain, who’s the nephew of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Senator Mushahid Hussain Syed, will benefit from the standing of a federal minister.
Whereas the notification didn’t point out Husain’s portfolio, many speculated he’d handle authorities’s relations with the media.
He resigned from Daybreak — which he had joined in October 2019 as resident editor primarily based within the capital — in February however continued his weekly column for the publication and his primetime political chat present on Daybreak Information TV.
Earlier than becoming a member of Daybreak, Husain labored as govt director of reports at Specific Information TV and govt editor of its English-language newspaper, Specific Tribune.
For the reason that starting of his profession at The Muslim in 1991, he has labored with The Nation, Geo Information and CBS Information in New York the place he was a member of the workforce that oversaw the protection of the post-9/11 Conflict of Terror in Afghanistan and Iraq.
His determination to affix the federal government drew criticism not simply from members of the general public but additionally from journalists.
“FELLOW JOURNALIST GOES DOWN,” tweeted veteran reporter and editor Shaheen Sehbai.
“So sorry to listen to. Fahad was a real journo however his uncle Mushahid Hussain did the identical. [Please] DON’T COME BACK TO JOURNALISM.”
FELLOW JOURNALIST GOES DOWN: Simply noticed TV Ticker that till ‘now’ “revered” journlist Fahad Hussain was appointed PM’s Particular Asstt wth standing of Minister. So sorry to listen to. Fahad was a real journo however his uncle Mushahid Hussain did the identical. PL DON’T COME BACK TO JOURNALISM
— SHAHEEN SEHBAI (@SSEHBAI1) May 13, 2022
“I want Fahad Hussain shouldn’t have accepted this place. He’s too good a author to be a part of any authorities. Journalists and authorities[s] are adversaries,” wrote Geo Information anchor Mazhar Abbas.
I want Fahad Hussain shouldn’t have accepted this place. He’s too good a author to be a part of any authorities. Journalists and authorities are adversaries.
— Mazhar Abbas (@MazharAbbasGEO) May 14, 2022
Mubashir Zaidi of Daybreak Information TV stated a journalist taking over a place in a authorities “ought to first announce it publicly with justification earlier than notification of the appointment.”
For my part if a journalist accepts a authorities place he/she ought to first announce it publicly with justification earlier than notification of the appointment
— Mubashir Zaidi (@Xadeejournalist) May 14, 2022
KP witnessed 563 terror incidents in 2023, reveals report
PESHAWAR: The Anti-Terrorism Division (CTD) on Thursday launched a report on the fear incidents in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in 2023.
In line with the CTD report, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) witnessed as many as 563 terror incidents this yr. Out of 563 incidents, police had been focused 243 occasions.
In line with the report, the very best 132 incidents of terrorism had been reported in Dera Ismail Khan, 103 incidents in Khyber and 89 terror incidents had been reported in Peshawar?
The report additional revealed that 86 occasions terrorists attacked North Waziristan and 50 occasions South Waziristan? The report additional stated that as many as 837 terrorists had been taken into custody.
The best variety of arrested outlaws was from Peshawar 245.
Sindh broadcasts winter holidays for colleges
KARACHI: The Sindh authorities on Thursday introduced winter holidays for personal and authorities colleges and different instructional establishments, throughout the province.
In line with a notification issued by the Sindh Schooling and Literacy Division, the winter holidays will begin from December 22 to December 31.
All private and non-private training establishments within the province will stay closed as a result of winter holidays from December 22 to December 31.
COAS, Kuwaiti Crown Prince talk about issues of mutual curiosity
KUWAIT Metropolis: Chief of Military Employees Basic Asim Munir on Wednesday referred to as on Kuwaiti Crown Prince Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and held an in depth assembly with him involving discussions on issues of mutual curiosity.
The Military Chief was accompanied by Minister for Regulation and Justice and Minister for Local weather Change and Environmental Coordination Ahmad Irfan Aslam.
The assembly was additionally attended by Pakistan Ambassador to Kuwait Malik Mohammad Farooq.
Earlier, COAS Basic Asim Munir arrived in Kuwait, accompanied by a navy delegation on an official go to that can final a number of days.
Basic Syed Asim Munir, accompanied by a navy delegation arrived in Kuwait this morning on an official go to that can final a number of days.
Upon his arrival, he was acquired by His Excellency the… pic.twitter.com/6QiihOjRjh
— Pakistan Armed Forces Information 🇵🇰 (@PakistanFauj) November 29, 2023
Upon his arrival, he was acquired by His Excellency the Chief of Basic Employees of the Military, Main Basic Engineer Dr. Ghazi Hassan Al-Shammari, and quite a few senior military officers.
In the meantime, Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaarul Haq Kakar and Crown Prince of Kuwait Sheikh Meshal Al Ahmed Al Jaber Al Sabah met on Wednesday and agreed to deepen bilateral relationship between their nations in various fields.
The prime minister reaffirmed the significance Pakistan attaches to its relationship with Kuwait and reiterated the will to additional increase bilateral cooperation in various fields, the PM Workplace’s media wing stated.
PM Kakar underscored the resolve to forge deeper financial engagement between Pakistan and Kuwait-including in commerce, vitality, data expertise, labour, mineral and investments.
The Crown Prince of Kuwait reciprocated the emotions of the Prime Minister and reiterated the will of Kuwaiti management to additional deepen and broaden bilateral relations with Pakistan.
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