Mir Shakil re-elected All Pakistan Newspaper Society (APNS) president
KARACHI- Mir Shakil-ur Rahman of Jang Group of Publications and Arshad A. Zuberi of Business Recorder were re-elected as President and Secretary General of All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS).
The newly elected Executive Committee holding its first meeting in Karachi, also reelected Jamil Athar of Tijarat as Sr.Vice President, Zia Shahid of Khabrain as Vice President, Waqar Yousuf Azeemi of Roohani Digest as joint Secretary and Mohammad Aslam Kazi of Kawish as Finance Secretary for the year 2000-2001.
At the Annual General Meeting chaired by President Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman, the General Council adopted the Annual Report of the Executive Committee for the preceding year after full length deliberations as well as the annual account of the Society.
The General Council attended by members from across the country formed an Election Commission headed by Mahmud-ul-Aziz (Pictorial News) with Owais Aslam Ali (Economic Outlook) and Mohammad Ramzan (Pakeeza Digest) as members.
The Election Commission upon completion of the polls announced the following result:
Karachi daily seats: Business Recorder, Awami Awaz, Aghaz, Dawn, Jasarat and Qaumi Akhbar.
Lahore daily seats: Jang, Khabrain, Musawat, Nawa-e-Waqt, Pakistan and Tijarat.
Punjab (excluding Lahore/Rawalpindi/Islamabad): Aftab, Multan; Business Repot, Faisalabad; and Paigham, Faisalabad.
Sindh (excluding Karachi): Kaleem, Sukkur and Kawish, Hyderabad.
NWFP seats: Mashriq, Peshawar and Wehdat, Peshawar.
Balochistan sears: Awam, Quetta and Balochistan Times, Quetta.
Periodicals (Monthly) seat: Kiran, Karachi; Naey Ufaq, Karachi; Roohani Digest, Karachi and The Cricketer, Karachi.
News & news comments (Sindh/Balochistan): Fortnightly Ibrat Magazine, Hyderabad.
News & news comments (Punjab/NWFP): Monthly Urdu Digest, Lahore.
News & news comments (General): Weekly Paigham-e-Sindh, Mirpurkhas.
The Executive Committee also nominated Mrs. Masudah M Ahmed of ‘The Teenager” on woman publisher seat for the coming year.
Source: Business Recorder