Journalist Mushtaq Ahmed MinhasMushtaq Ahmed Minhas, commonly known as Mushtaq Minhas is one of the most experienced and talented journalists of Pakistani media industry. He is among the few credible journalists and hosts of Pakistani media industry who have started their journalism career as a reporter and became center of attraction due to their hard work. Mushtaq Minhas always supports democracy in Pakistan and he had fight against the dictatorship in the country. Being a prime time host of Pakistani media industry, Mushtaq Minhas has always delivered quality and authentic news for the viewers, despite of spreading assumptions and speculations.

Early Life and Education

Mushtaq Minhas was born in Bagh, Azad Kashmir and gets his early education from his hometown. After completing matriculation from Govt. Pilot High School, Bagh Azad Kashmir, Mushtaq Minhas moved to Lahore for higher education and got admission in Forman Christian College Lahore. In 1989, Mushtaq Minhas had completed his B.A in Political Science and Journalism and got admission in Punjab University, Lahore. In 1992, he had completed his Masters in Mass Communication from Punjab University. Throughout his studies, Mushtaq Minhas had proved himself as a talented and obedient student and had a passion to join journalism field.

Journalism Career

Mushtaq Minhas had started his journalism career in 1992 as a reporter, from daily Khabrein newspaper in Islamabad, after completing his Masters in Mass Communication from Punjab University, Lahore. Later on, he had also worked for several popular newspapers of Pakistan including Din, Ausaf and Express Newspaper. He had worked for Express Newspaper as Senior Correspondent. During his print media career, Mushtaq Minhas had done tremendous job and reported several notable events in the country. His hard work and dedication towards his job have impressed senior journalists of the country due to which he got promotions regularly.

In 2003, Mushtaq Minhas left the print media and entered in electronic media industry by joining ARY News as Senior Reporter. He had also maintained his credibility and authenticity of news during reporting for the electronic media industry. In 2004, Mushtaq Minhas left ARY News and joined another leading news channel, Dunya News as National Chief Reporter. For his outstanding performance and wide experience, Minhas got an opportunity to host a current affairs talk show on Dunya News in 2008, Dunya Mere Aage, along with another big name and experienced journalist Nusrat Javed.

Government of Pakistan had awarded Mushtaq Minhas “Best Reporter Award” for his outstanding and quality reporting during Earthquake, in 2005.

Both the hosts have successfully run this program and discussed latest news by adding their own comments. Both of them have joined Aaj News in 2011 and started same kind of show from the channel with changed name, Bolta Pakistan. The program soon got popularity and hot debate between both the hosts on current affairs have widely appreciated by the viewers in Pakistan. In 2014, both the hosts have left Aaj News and joined proclaimed biggest media group of Pakistan, Bol News.

Mushtaq-MinhasUnfortunately after Axact fake degree scandal, Nusrat Javed left the channel but Mushtaq Minhas refused to leave Bol News and decided to face difficult situation. In August 2015, Mushtaq Minhas started hosting a program “Bol Pakistan”, during the test transmission of the channel.

Social Life

Mushtaq Minhas is also socially active personality and he has been associated with different renowned journalist unions of Pakistan. He is also a member of federal executive council of Pakistan Federal Union of Journalist (PFUJ). He had also worked as a President and Secretary of Rawalpindi-Islamabad Press Club. Mushtaq Minhas also fight for the rights of journalists of Pakistan and leaded many protests against firing of journalists from different media organizations of the country.

Contact Details

Mushtaq Minhas is also active on social media and has his profiles on official Facebook and Twitter accounts. He regularly updates his social media accounts and also replied on the comments of his fans, friends and followers. His email address is “”.