LAHORE - The Nation senior commerce reporter Salman Abduhu has been declared as best reporter and given the award of ‘The reporter of the year for 2013’ for his services to highlight the issues of trade and industry in the country.

Punjab Governor Chaudhary Muhammad Sarwar presented the First Lake City Media Awards 2013 to over a dozen media persons in different categories at a ceremony held at Lake City Golf & Country Club, Raiwind Road.

Other senior economic reporters who were given the reporter of the year award included Nasir Jamal from Dawn, Mansoor Ahmed from The News and Hamid Walid from Business Recorder.

All Pakistan Textile Mills Association former chairman and the Chief Executive of The Lake City Holdings (PVT) Limited Gohar Ejaz organized the prestigious award ceremony in honour of Lahore Press Club where 15 awards of different categories were presented to media persons in respective fields.

Meanwhile, Waqt TV Lahore Bureau Chief Munawar Butt has also received an award from Punjab Governor Ch Sarwar on best performance as an electronic media person.