JournalismPakistan.com December 11, 2014
ISLAMABAD: Iqbal Mirza, a veteran journalist and Assistant Editor Reporting at the Business Recorder, passed away Tuesday night after a brief illness. He was 81.
The deceased is survived by a wife and four daughters. He started his career in journalism in 1956.
Aaj TV reported that Mirza’s journalistic career spanned over five decades. He remained associated with different local and international news organizations like The Financial Times, Far Eastern Economic Review and Washington Star among others.
Mirza was the first Pakistani journalist to interview Shahanshah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Shah Pehlavi, in his Saadabad Palace in Tehran in 1960.
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