Islamabad: Rich tributes were paid to Raja Hussain Khan Maqpoon, the deceased owner and chief editor of Karakoram Publishing Network, at an event held at in the National Press Club on his first death anniversary. His services for promotion of journalism in the Gilgit-Baltistan region were hailed by the speakers.
Speaking at the occasion, GB Governor Syed Pir Karam Ali Shah said that Raja Maqpoon played key role in the development of journalism in Gilgit-Baltistan.
The speakers also urged the federal government to confer presidential award on late Raja Hussain Khan Maqpoon.
Other speakers, including Speaker Wazir Baig, Naseer Khan, Hafiz Hafeezur Rehman, Raziuddin Rizvi, Advocate Amjad, Afzal Butt, Professor Saleem and Farooq Faisal, among others, paid rich tributes to the deceased journalist and entrepreneaur.
Raja Hussain Khan Maqpoon had passed away in a road accident on the Motorway between Islamabad and Lahore;