Publication: The Nation
Date: September 22, 2013
Web Address: – http://www.nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2013-09-22/page-14/detail-2
LAHORE – Crime reporter of The Nation, Ashraf Javed, has won the annual Agahi Awards 2013 in crime reporting category. The formal announcement was made during a special ceremony held at the Pakistan National Council of Arts in Islamabad on Saturday.
The award won by Ashraf Javed are Pakistan’s first journalism awards to recognise the country’s best journalists. The jury, comprising most senior media personnel from across the world, assessed the entries submitted by the journalists from all over the country. The story headlined as Criminal Justice System published in daily The Nation was declared as the best report in the crime category by the jury. The Agahi awards ceremony were organised by the NGO – Mishal Pakistan, in collaboration with the press clubs, national and international media related bodies, regulatory authorities, the private sector, and other stakeholders from across the country.