BOL Group Welcomes Nazir Leghari as Senior Executive Vice President and Editor Urdu Daily of BOL News
BOL Group, Karachi, 29th January, 2015
BOL Media Group, Pakistan’s largest media conglomerate, is set to break new ground in Pakistan’s media industry by bringing about a complete transformation in the news and entertainment arena and projecting a positive, forward-looking and enlightened image of the county to the world. To convert this idea into reality, the search for seasoned and veteran journalists is underway.
Eminent Journalist Nazir Leghari has joined as Senior Executive Vice President and Editor Urdu Daily of BOL News.
Nazir Leghari is known among his colleagues and fellow journalists as a fearless, humble and thorough professional. He received his LLB degree from Federal Urdu University of Arts and Sciences, Karachi and then began working for the daily, Nawa-e-Waqt, in 1981 where he was in-charge of its political desk. He joined the daily, Jang, in 1985 and became the newspaper’s Magazine Editor in 1989. In 1990 he became Assistant Editor - News, with Jang and rose through the ranks to become Editor of Awam in 1994. In 2006, he switched to Jang again, where he was appointed as Editor. In addition, he has authored two books, Seenay Jhokan Deedain Deray, based on his visits to Saudi Arabia, Egypt and UK, and Tareekh Bolti Hai comprising of his interviews and meetings with world leaders.
In an illustrious career spanning three decades, he has interviewed several leading Pakistani and international politicians including Benazir Bhutto, King Fahd Bin Abdul Aziz and several others. Nazir Leghari is one of Pakistan’s leading political commentators who are known for their logical, insightful and unbiased analysis of the political affairs of the country. He regularly features on a number of talk shows and is widely appreciated for his balanced and rational views.
“BOL has become a strong platform bringing together some of the best in Pakistan’s media industry and Nazir Leghari is another great addition,” said Shoaib Ahmed Shaikh, Chairman and CEO of Axact and BOL.
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