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Agha Nasir's autobiography launched.

ISLAMABAD -- Launching ceremony of the autobiography of veteran broadcaster and author of many books, Agha Nasir , was held at Islamabad Club on Sunday.

The autobiography , Agha say Agha Nasir Tak, was his last book which he authored before his death last year. The book was completed by his family after his demise.

Agha say Agha Nasir tak walks its readers and treat them in every chapter and every leaf they turn. His childhood covers his school years, his friends, parents and family bonds which he was very proud of. He narrates that at Radio Pakistan, ZA Bukhari was his ideal.

The book narrates the relationship he enjoyed with his mentor and also sheds light on the aura that Bukhari's personality carried. The book focuses on his position as Managing Director at Pakistan Television (PTV) and his role in difficult times of General Ziaul Haq; his role as director general of Radio Pakistan and his interaction with the then prime minister Benazir Bhutto. As you move forward, it covers literary part of his life as well, with prominent figures like Faiz Ahmad Faiz, Ahmad Faraz, Munno Bhai and many more personalities that he had company with.

At the launching ceremony, the host, Sufia Shahid, invited the author's wife, Safia, to say a few words. Safia highlighted as to how Agha was persuaded to pen down his autobiography .

Aasma Shirazi also spoke on the occasion. She narrated as to how Agha Nasir used to interact with and encourage young reporters and artists to come forward. Renowned writer Haris Khaleeq discussed his role as a beacon of light who used to be always encouraging and motivating the people.

Akhtar Vaqar Azeem, former MD PTV, Chief Executive Lok Versa Dr Fauzia Saeed, anchor Murtaza Solangi and famous poet Iftikhar Arif also spoke of their association with Agha Nasir on the occasion.

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Publication:The Nation (Karachi, Pakistan)
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Date:Jan 15, 2018
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