|Owner(s)||Faisal Zahid Malik|
|Editor-in-chief||Faisal Zahid Malik|
|Founded||1 November 1988|
The Pakistan Observer is one of the oldest and widely read English-language daily newspaper of Pakistan. Published in six cities, Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Quetta, Peshawar and Muzzafarabad. The newspaper was founded in 1988 by the veteran journalist late Zahid Malik (5 October 1937 – 1 September 2016).
Background and outlook
The newspaper was first published on 1 November 1988 in Islamabad, making it the first newspaper to be published in the capital city. The newspaper is now led by Faisal Zahid Malik who is also the Editor in Chief. The head office is in the capital city Islamabad and it has 4 other offices in Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar, and Muzafarabad. Abdus Sattar former Foreign minister of pakistan is the lead current affairs analyst of this newspaper. He focuses on international security.
In 2016, its readership and Newspaper Web Ranking within Pakistan rated by the International Media & Newspapers website, was ranked in top 10.
- Pakistan Observer editor-in-chief Zahid Malik passes away Dawn (newspaper), Published 1 September 2016, Retrieved 9 January 2018
- Pakistan Observer listed as Member Publication on All Pakistan Newspapers Society website Retrieved 9 January 2018
- All Pakistan Newspapers Society mourns death of Pakistan Observer Editor-in-Chief Zahid Malik Daily Pakistan (newspaper), Published 1 September 2016, Retrieved 9 January 2018
- Pakistan Observer readership rank within Pakistan International Media & Newspapers website, Published in 2016, Retrieved 9 January 2018
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