July 13, 2019
ISLAMABAD — Prominent television anchor Iftikhar Ahmad has decided to quit 24 News for health reasons.
In a tweet Saturday, he said he was ending his 17-year career as a TV anchor.
“It has been a great journey, thanking all those who supported and helped me throughout the years, even my critics too," he said.
Ahmed gained fame in the electronic media through his popular interview show Jawabdeh on Geo TV, which he hosted for ten years.
Due to health reasons I am resigning from Channel 24 and bidding farewell to my 17 years long career as a TV Anchor. It has been a great journey, thanking all those who supported and helped me throughout the years, even my critics too.— Iftikhar Ahmad (@jawabdeyh) July 13, 2019
He also had stints at BOL News and Dunya News Television.
Ahmed began his career as a print journalist in 1982 and worked for several newspapers including dailies Subh-o-Khair, Aftab, Pakistan, and Jang.
At 24 News, which he joined in 2015, he hosted the show, Jawab Dain.
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