LAHORE – PML-N President Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, while extending his warm greetings to Nawa-i-Waqt Group Chairman Majid Nizami on the completion of his 50 years of editorship, has said that Mr Nizami holds a distinguished place in respect of his continuous and unabated efforts for democracy in the country.

He also praised Mr Nizami for discharging his professional obligations honestly and diligently. ‘Had Majid Nizami not been there, I honestly believe, journalism in the country would not have found the path’, Nawaz said in his message here on Thursday.

The PML-N President said that historic relationship of Nawa-i-Waqt and Majid Nizami with Muslim League and their shared objectives for Pakistan is a great pride for himself and his party men.

‘Mr Nizami not only preserved the journalistic assets of his elder brother, Hameed Nizami, but also achieved new heights in media’, Nawaz said, adding today not only Nawa-i-Waqt but The Nation, Nida-e-Millat, Waqt TV channel, Family Magazine and Phool are well advancing the mission of Nazariya Pakistan under the able leadership of Mr Nizami.

Similarly, Nazariya Pakistan Foundation by way of promoting and enforcing the objectives behind the creation of Pakistan and highlighting the achievements of the leaders and workers of Pakistan Movement, is playing a very vital and valuable role in our national life, he added.

Nawaz also prayed for the health and long life of Majid Nizami and expressed his best wishes for the progress of the institutions working under the guidance and command of Majid Nizami.