Two journalists clinch South Asia Foundation Media scholarship
QUETTA, September 30 2005: A local journalist Malik Siraj Akbar becomes Balochistan’s first journalist to clinch an international media scholarship at the age of 22.
Malik Siraj Akbar, who has been working with a local english daily for the last five years as an editorial assistant, reporter and columnist, has been awarded the South Asia Foundation (SAF) Media Scholarship over his journalistic services and professional commitment.
Another young Lahore-based female journalist from Pakistan Huma Sadaf has also been nominated for this scholarship.
Source: Frontier Post