LAHORE, Pakistan: The renowned journalist and columnist Hamid Mir has bid farewell to the Jang Group after being part of the news organization for almost two decades.
The journalist has reportedly joined an upcoming media outlet, G News Network (GNN), as its president.
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Broadcast journalist Salman Hassan congratulated Hamid Mir, the host of one of the most popular current affairs show of the country Capital Talk, in a number of tweets. He also posted a video, in which Hamid Mir can be seen standing in the GNN newsroom in Lahore.
He tweeted, “Zubair Chattha sb announcing the induction of
@HamidMirPAK as President #GNN #HamidMirJoinsGNN”
— Salman Hassan (@salmanhassan77) August 10, 2018
While all social networking sites are buzzing with the development, Hamid Mir is yet to confirm leaving the Jang Group; however, it is worth mentioning that Hamid’s younger brother, Amir Mir, is serving as GNN Chief Operating Officer (COO).
GNN is owned by Gourmet Bakers, which is Pakistan’s largest retail chain of food products and was founded by Muhammad Nawaz Chatha in 1987. The company also has invested in other ventures such as magazine publication, furnishing, mineral water and pharmacies.