Harmeet Singh becomes Pakistan’s first  Sikh TV  anchor


By Muhammad Luqman

A recently  launched private news channel has employed a Sikh man as a newscaster for the first time in the history of Pakistan’s electronic media, according to media reports.

Harmeet Singh,  a resident of north-western district of  Shangla in Khyber PakhtunKhawa province, has joined Public News which is set to go on air from Sunday (June 24)/

Harmeet is a Pakistani-born Sikh who completed his masters in journalism from Federal Urdu University Karachi. He started his media career as a reporter in ATV and later joined  Public News TV Channel.

“I  am the first Sikh to join the thriving journalistic community of Pakistan as a newscaster,” Harmeet Singh was quoted by a website.

Recently, Manmeet Kaur had joined another TV Channel as the first female Sikh reporter in Pakistan.


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