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Veteran journalist Saleem Asmi passes away in Karachi

The veteran journalist throughout his long career, had  been a staunch advocate for freedom of expression.

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Senior journalist Saleem Asmi passed away in Karachi on Saturday.

According to his family, Asmi Sahab was suffering from some serious ailments for several days.

The veteran journalist throughout his long career, had  been a staunch advocate for freedom of expression.

He was the ffand ex-president of the Karachi Press Club.

He also served as a news editor at the Dubai-based Khaleej Times and launched Dawn’s Islamabad edition.

Pakistani journalist community on his demise mourns the big loss for Pakistan.

Condolences poured in on social media as his as colleagues and friends responded to the death of the senior journalist.

 

 

the authorAisha Arshad