Alumnus of the Year 2011: Najam Sethi (1967)

The winner of the 2011 Alumnus of the Year Award is Najam Sethi (1967), an award-winning Pakistani journalist, a convinced democrat, an advocate of moderation in foreign policy, and an opponent of religious extremism and violence. 

Mr Sethi is the editor-in-chief of The Friday Times, a Lahore based political weekly and was previously the editor of Daily Times and Daily Aajkal newspapers. He is currently the Editor in Chief of Geo News where he hosts a popular political program: “aapas ki baat”. He is also the only journalist in Asia to receive three international press freedom awards in a decade.

Listen to Najam Sethi's speech at half-way hall.