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Radio Pakistan to pay homage to distinguished broadcaster Z. A. Bukhari

Islamabad, July 11, 2013 (PPI-OT): The death anniversary of renowned broadcaster of the Sub-Continent and first Director General of Radio Pakistan‚ Z. A. Bukhari is being observed on Friday (July 12).

Radio Pakistan will air a special feature programme in its national hookup at 04:30 p.m. on the broadcasting services of Z. A. Bukhari.

Fifteen minute feature has been prepared by Radio Pakistan Lahore on person and services of this great broadcaster.

Bukhari started his broadcasting career as programme director of All India Radio in 1935 and was appointed as first director general of Radio Pakistan after creation of Pakistan. He is considered as pioneer of broadcasting in the country. He also served as general manager in Pakistan Television.

For more information, contact:
Zafar Iqbal Mughal
Spokesman PBC
Radio Pakistan
Tel: +9251 9219439
Mobile: +92301 5088234
Email: spokesman@radio.gov.pk

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