The Nation (Pakistan)

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The Nation
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Daily Newspaper
TypeDaily Newspaper
FormatPrint, online
Founder(s)Majid Nizami
PublisherNawa-i-Waqt Group of Publications by Majid Nizami Trust
EditorRameeza Nizami
HeadquartersLahore, Pakistan

The Nation is an English-language daily newspaper owned by Majid Nizami Trust and based in Lahore, Pakistan since 1986.[1] Rameeza is the Executive Editor of The Nation. She is the adopted daughter of the renowned Pakistani journalist, the late Majid Nizami (3 April 1928-26 July 2014).[2]

It is published from Lahore, Islamabad, Multan and Karachi by the Nawa-i-Waqt Group, which was founded in 1940 by Hameed Nizami (3 Oct 1915–22 Feb 1962) and edited by him until his death in 1962.[3] Nawa-i-Waqt newspaper was later led by Chief Editor Majid Nizami and his nephew, Editor Arif Nizami. Nawa-i-Waqt Group also publishes the Nawa-i-Waqt, an Urdu-language daily newspaper, and prints 4 weekly English and Urdu magazines.

Waqt News TV is a popular, Lahore-based, Urdu-language television channel of the Nawa-i-Waqt Group.[4]


  1. ^ 'Pakistan paper sees sanctions as unjust', Comments made about a 1998 newspaper article from The Nation (Pakistan), on BBC News website Published 12 June 1998, Retrieved 22 November 2017
  2. ^ Obituary and profile of Majid Nizami on Dawn (newspaper) Published 27 July 2014, Retrieved 22 November 2017
  3. ^ Profile of Hameed Nizami on website Retrieved 16 Sep 2016
  4. ^ Waqt News TV Website, Retrieved 22 November 2017

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