LAHORE - US Ambassador to Pakistan Richard G Olson on Monday extended his congratulations to Nawa-i-Waqt on its 75th anniversary.

In a message to Nawa-i-Waqt Group, the US ambassador said this media organisation held a special place in the hearts of readers across Pakistan as it had earned a reputation of excellence in journalism.

“Since its establishment, Nawa-i-Waqt has been playing an important role in advocating for transparency and freedom of expression in Pakistan,” the ambassador observed.   

Olson viewed that a free and independent media was an essential component of any democratic system. He was confident that Nawa-i-Waqt would continue to play a crucial role in promoting these ideals. The ambassador wished continued success to the entire staff of Nawa-i-Waqt.