Jang Group Publisher Mir Javed Ur Rahman Passes Away

Jang Group Publisher Mir Javed Ur Rahman Passes Away

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Chairman and Publisher of Jang Group, Mir Javed Ur Rahman, son of Mir Khalil ur Rahman and brother of Jang Geo Editor-in-Chief Mir Shakil ur Rahman passed away on Tuesday in Karachi. According to reports, he was under treatment for lung cancer at a private hospital in the city.

End of an era in journalism

According to Geo News, the Jang Group became a famous media house in Pakistan under his leadership, operating newspapers, magazines, and TV channels across the country.

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“The Jang Group, under the guidance of Mir Javed ur Rahman, learned to stand up for the truth despite severe economic pressures exerted on it by several powerful individuals over the past few decades,” it added.

“Nonetheless, he infused the tradition of freely expressing the right and imprinting several important legacies on the heart of the organization.”

As of now, the organization survives in the hands of Mir Shakil ur Rahman. Previously, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) had arrested Mir Shakil ur Rahman for his alleged involvement in a land scam.

Condolences and tributes

President Arif Alvi on Tuesday afternoon offered sincere condolences to the Rahman family over the demise of Mir Javed ur Rahman.

“Mir Javed ur Rahman has unparalleled contributions for journalism in Pakistan,” the president said in his condolence message on the demise of the Jang Group chief.

 

 

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