Posted: 28 Mar 2012 Print Send a link
Pakistan Today, 24 Mar 2012: "Radio Pakistan Director General Murtaza Solangi was among the outstanding people who got Nishan-e-Imtiaz and other civil awards for their meritorious services in various fields on the occasion of Pakistan Day. President Asif Ali Zardari conferred the medal upon Solangi in recognition of his meritorious public service in broadcasting at a ceremony here on Friday. ... Murtaza Solangi went to the United States for higher education in 1993 and got a degree in broadcasting from Gateway Technical College Western Islands. He then joined the Voice of America Urdu Service and continued to work for 15 years. He has been serving as Radio Pakistan director general for the past over three and a half years."
New Straits Times (Kuala Lumpur), 24 Mar 2012: Malaysian "journalism legend" Tan Sri Mazlan Nordin died 22 March. "His 62-year journalistic career took off in Singapore in June 1950 in time to cover the Natrah episode for Utusan Melayu before the Voice of America took him away to New York for a three-year stint." See also NST, 24 Mar 2012, Johan Jaafar.