Gilgit, March 5: One of the most senior journalists of Gilgit-Baltistan, Saeed Hassan passed away today due to cardiac arrest. He was 58.
The deceased senior journalist was reporting for AAJ TV and Roznama Baad-e-Shimal, a regional Urdu daily.
Many journalists of Gilgit-Baltistan looked towards late Saeed Hassan for guidance in the field of reporting. His shrewd and straightforward attitude distinguished him from the rest of the people. He was never reluctant of asking strong questions and challenging the claims of the powerful people.
Late Saeed Hassan was laid to rest today in Gilgit. His funeral prayer was attended by thousands of people at the Imamia Masjid.
Glowing tributes are being paid to late Saeed Hassan by journalists, politicians, poets, writers and activists from all parts of Gilgit-Baltistan.