Iftikhar AhmedSenior most journalist of Pakistani media industry Iftikhar Ahmed has join Channel 24, after disassociating himself from Bol News. Senior research journalist has been appointed as senior anchorperson in the Channel 24; head of the channel Nadeem Raza confirmed the news. It has not been confirmed yet that which program Iftikhar Ahmed will host on Channel 24 and which slot he will be given by the management of the channel. However the rumors were circulating previously that he may join Dunya News.

Iftikhar Ahmed had started his journalism career in 1980 and worked for many newspapers including Daily Aftab and Daily Pakistan. Later on, he joined Jang Group in 1986 and associated with the group for almost 28 years. During this period, he had hosted the program “Jawad Deh” and had run Geo Election Cell. He had also worked for Geo News campaign “Zara Sochiye”, along with his fellow journalist Hamid Mir.

Iftikhar Ahmed left Geo News and Jang Newspaper in 2014, and joined Bol News Network as senior vice president and senior anchorperson of the channel. But unfortunately he had disassociated himself from the channel along with other fellow journalists including Kamran Khan, Azhar Abbas and Asma Shirazi, after Axact fake degree scandal, parent organization of Bol Network.

Fellow journalists of Iftikhar Ahmed have congratulated him for his new journalism journey and prayed for his bright future in the industry.

Update: Iftikhar Ahmed Joins Dunya News