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.