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MEET HARMEET SINGH, NEW FACE OF PAKISTANI MEDIA

By Mukul Arora . 26th June 2018 11:30pm
MEET HARMEET SINGH, NEW FACE OF PAKISTANI MEDIA

Everyone across India and Pakistan is ecstatic after a newly launched Pakistani news channel appointed a Sikh man his supreme presenter. Harmeet Singh, a resident of Chakesar town in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province has joined Public news (channel) and now he will be presenting news on the channel. The official Twitter handle of this news channel shared a video of introducing him and wrote: “Pakistan’s 1st Sikh news anchor Harmeet Singh." [caption id="attachment_40678" align="alignnone" width="506"] source/Twitter[/caption] In the video clip, Harmeet said:  

“I feel good to be the first news anchor representing the Sikh community. My thought was to portray a positive image of Pakistan. About the minorities in Pakistan, you hear a lot of rumours around the world. We have to show that minorities are safe and our life is normal here.” 

The announcement of Harmeet's selection got Twitter beaming with joy and everyone congratulated him and channel on this achievement. A user named @i88yy Tweeted: Harmeet Singh, #Pakistan's first #Sikh newscaster on a national channel. Wishing him all the best #PublicNews [caption id="attachment_40682" align="alignnone" width="368"] source/Twitter[/caption]
Shiraz Hassan, a Pakistani journalist associated with BBC tweeted a picture of Singh with the caption: “Harmeet Singh, #Pakistan’s first #Sikh newscaster is set to shine at upcoming private news channel Public TV.”
[caption id="attachment_40680" align="alignnone" width="505"] source/Twitter[/caption]
  Harmeet was born in Pakistan and pursued his masters in Journalism and Mass Communication from Federal Urdu University in Karachi. Do let us know what you feel about it in the comments section below and for more freshly brewed content keep reading gabruu.com