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Mir Shakil ur Rahman

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Nationality  Pakistani
Organizations founded  Geo TV
Parents  Mir Khalil ur Rehman

Role  Media mogul
Name  Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman
Siblings  Mir Javed-ur-Rahman
Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman Mir ShakilurRahman Pakistan Media Insider

Occupation  Journalist, businessman
Known for  Chief Editor Jang Group of Newspapers
Children  Mir Ibrahim Rahman, Asma Rahman
Similar People  Mir Khalil ur Rehman, Mir Ibrahim Rahman, Shaista Lodhi, Jahangir Siddiqui, Mubasher Lucman

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Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman is a Pakistani media mogul and philanthropist. As a businessman, he is known as the founder of 24-hour news cycle network, Geo TV, as well as its executive. In addition, he is the owner of the Jang Group of Newspapers, that was started by his father Mir Khalil ur Rehman and part owner of the Independent Media Corporation. This media group publishes a number of newspapers and magazines in Urdu and English. IMC also owns the Geo TV network.

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Early life

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Mir Shakil-ur-Rehman attended St Patrick's High School, Karachi and is listed among the famous personalities of Pakistan that attended this high school.

Career

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Shakil founded Geo TV in May 2002. In the late 1990s, during Nawaz Sharif's second term as Prime Minister, Shakil was first asked by Sharif's government to dismiss some of the staff members of the Jang Group. Keeping in line with the tradition of the media group that was founded by Mir Shakil's father, Mir Khalil ur Rehman, Shakil refused to dismiss the staff, a number of tax evasion cases were filed against his news group amounting to 40 million US dollars, followed by freezing of bank accounts and seizure of their assets. The government withdrew their court cases after some facts were made public by Shakil.

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Shakil established a television channel network by the name of Geo TV in May 2002.

Media industry associations

Mir Shakil ur Rahman has also served as president of All Pakistan Newspapers Society in 2006. He remained a convener of the 'Wage Board Committee' of the society in 2010. He was the president of the Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors in 1995–96 and again in 2003–04 and also the president of Pakistan Broadcasters Association (PBA) in 2005. Shakil served as a member of Press Council of Pakistan in 2013.

He is the youngest son of late Mir Khalil ur Rehman (1927-1992) who was the founder and editor of the Jang newspaper.

References

Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman Wikipedia


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