LAHORE - Dr Shireen Mazari yesterday joined the Nawa-i-Waqt Group of Publications as the Editor of daily TheNation. Shireen Mazari holds a Ph.D in Political Science from Columbia University, New York and is a highly respected scholar and commentator on Strategic Studies and Political Science. She has also served as the Director General of the Institute of Strategic Studies. Ms Mazari was formerly an Associate Professor and then Chairperson of the Department of Defense and Strategic Studies at the Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad. In a statement issued on Monday she said, It gives me great pleasure to join the Nawa-i-Waqt Group and I look forward to an interesting and exciting interaction. Mr Majid Nizami, the Managing Director and Editor-in-Chief of the Nawa-i-Waqt Group, and Ms Rameeza Nizami, the Deputy Managing Director and Managing Editor, welcomed Dr Mazari to the Group, We are delighted Dr Mazari is joining us, adding, She will be an invaluable addition to our management team. Dr Mazari will also be contributing a column for the daily Nawa-i-Waqt and hosting an exclusive weekly television show on the Waqt News channel.