KARACHI: Senior journalist Saleem Asmi handed away in Karachi on Saturday.
Confirming his demise, the household stated Asmi was affected by some critical illnesses for a number of days.
The senior journalist was a former editor of Dawn and ex-president of the Karachi Press Club. In his lengthy profession, Asmi additionally served as a information editor at Dubai-based Khaleej Times and launched Dawn’s Islamabad version.
The veteran journalist was a staunch advocate for freedom of expression and believed societies must be run freely with out restrictions.
The particulars about his funeral prayers shall be introduced by the household later within the day.
Condolences poured in as buddies and colleagues paid tribute to the veteran journalist.