Gilgit, January 4: Senior journalist and DAWN’s correspondent in Gilgit, Farooq Ahmad Khan has joined the Information Department of Gilgit-Baltistan as its new Deputy Director.
Known for his crisp and objective reporting, Farooq Ahmad Khan is popular as an upright journalist.
His appointment as the Deputy Director has been hailed by the journalist fraternity.
It is pertinent to note that apart from contributing to the mainstream print media, Farooq has also been very active on the relatively modern social media. He is a blogger and an active user of the micro-blogging site Twitter.