Iftikhar AhmedSenior most journalist of Pakistani media industry Iftikhar Ahmed has joins Dunya News, after leaving Bol News. Senior research journalist has been appointed as senior anchorperson in the Dunya News Television however, it has not been confirmed by the channel that which program Iftikhar Ahmed will host. The time slot for Iftikhar Ahmed’s program on Dunya News has also not confirmed yet but it will be decided soon. Iftikhar Ahmed will also write columns for Dunya Newspaper which will be published on editorial page. Previously, the rumors were also circulating in the journalist circles that he may join Dunya Media Group soon.

Renowned Journalist and political activist Iftikhar Ahmed had started his journalism career in 1980 from Daily Pakistan Newspaper and worked for Daily Aftab. 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. He had also writes several columns in Jang Newspaper on different social and political issues of the country.

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

Many senior journalists and fellows of Iftikhar Ahmed have congratulated him for his new journalism journey and Nazir Naji has commented that the addition of Iftikhar Ahmed in Dunya Media Group family is a welcome step.