Journalist gets Asian Environmental Award
PESHAWAR: A Pakistani journalist, Syed Muhammad Abu Bakr, has bagged Asian Environmental Journalism Awards organized by the Singapore Environment Council (SEC) at Singapore.
According to a press release issued here from Singapore Environment Council, Syed Muhammad Abu Bakr, a Lahore-based environmental reporter, is among the 15 journalists and media outlets from around Asia who were recognised for their environmental reporting at the Asian Environmental Journalism Award (AEJA).
The award honours individuals and organisations that report news stories on sustainability issues facing our planet and the Asia region.
Guest of Honour, Masagos Zulkifli, Singapore’s Minister for the Environment and Water Resources presented the winners with their awards.
This year’s AEJA entries cover everything from sustainable farming in Pakistan to hail storm disasters in Myanmar. The breadth of environmental topics covered was amazing
The work exemplifies the professionalism of Asia’s environmental journalists and how they take highly complex issues and make them clearly understood by the Asian community,” reads the press release.