Senior journalist Khalique Zuberi passes away
ISLAMABAD: Senior journalist Khalique Zuberi passed away on Monday after a brief ailment. He was 80.
His Namaz-i-Janaza (funeral prayer) was offered at the National Press Club which was attended by his colleagues, relatives and a large number of journalists. Later, he was buried at H-11 graveyard.
Mr Zuberi started his career from PPI in late 60s as economic journalist and then moved to Pakistan and Gulf Economist in 70s where he worked under the editorship of Ibnul Hassan. He was made its editor in mid-80s and remained on the post for a decade.
He gave a new dimension to economic and budget reporting.