April 12, 2017
Lahore: Rifat Alam, former Editor and Chief Executive at Newsroom Pakistan and former Editor of the Daily Times, has joined Din News HD TV as its CEO.
Rifat has also worked with Pakistan Today, The Sun, The News, and Geo English. He was instrumental in establishing Daily Times as well – from the planning stage to policy formulation and hiring staff.
The news of his appointment has been received well by journalists, print and electronic. “He’s a professional through and through. A better man could not have been found for the job,” a senior reporter said.
“I’ve worked with him and know he has a wonderful understanding of media in Pakistan and how to run an organization as well,” another added.
Din, which is still to establish itself in the proper sense, would benefit hugely from Rifat’s experience and guidance.
Daily Times, November 8, 2016
Every so often we hear of some person who has been arrested for touching someone’s child. His defense is always that it was an innocent gesture of affection or that he was struck by a bout of homesickness and thinking of his own children back home and meant no harm.
Probably he did not mean anything untoward and one ...Read more...
The Pakistan Times started regular (eight-page) publication from 4 February 1947.
Pakistan Television started its transmission on 26 November 1964 from Lahore.