Watch live as some of our most prestigious journalists take the stage at Agahi Awards – Pakistan’s First Journalism Awards.
Tahir Khan, President of the Karachi Press Club: “May God give everyone the courage to speak the truth.”
Arshad Ansari, President of the Lahore Press Club: “Agahi Awards – a great initiative for Journalism in Pakistan.”
Shakeel Anjum, President of the Multan Press Club: “A journalist faces immense pressure these days, while reporting the truth.”
Syed Abid Shah, President of the Kashmir Press Club: (translated) “The courage to report is more important than the freedom of reporting!”
Saleem Shahid, President of Quetta Press Club: “Journalism has become commercialized – people with no connection to the field have become part of it.”
Saiful Islam Saifi, President of Peshawar Press Club: “Steps such as these need to be taken for the welfare of all journalists.”
Safdar Hayat Dawar, President of Tribal Union of Journalists: “This event stands to represent the slain journalists of Pakistan, and to laud their efforts for this country’s journalistic base.”