Pakistan Observer

Pakistan Observer
Type Daily newspaper
Founder(s) Zahid Malik
Editor-in-chief Faisal Zahid Malik
Founded 1 November 1988
Language English
Headquarters Islamabad, Pakistan[1]
OCLC number 17883609

The Pakistan Observer is an English-language daily newspaper published in Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore.[2] The newspaper was founded in 1988 by the veteran journalist late Zahid Malik (5 October 1937 1 September 2016).[1]

Background and outlook

The newspaper was started on 1 November 1988. The newspaper is now led by Faisal Zahid Malik. The head office is in the capital city Islamabad and it has 4 other offices in Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar, and Muzafarabad. Abdus Sattar former Foreign minister of pakistan is the lead current affairs analyst of this newspaper. He focuses on international security.

The daily Pakistan Observer is one of the largest circulated English newspapers of Pakistan, being published simultaneously from Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar and Quetta.[3]

In 2016, its readership and Newspaper Web Ranking within Pakistan rated by the International Media & Newspapers website, was ranked at number 10 on their list.[4]

See also


  1. 1 2 Pakistan Observer editor-in-chief Zahid Malik passes away Dawn (newspaper), Published 1 September 2016, Retrieved 9 January 2018
  2. Pakistan Observer listed as Member Publication on All Pakistan Newspapers Society website Retrieved 9 January 2018
  3. All Pakistan Newspapers Society mourns death of Pakistan Observer Editor-in-Chief Zahid Malik Daily Pakistan (newspaper), Published 1 September 2016, Retrieved 9 January 2018
  4. Pakistan Observer readership rank within Pakistan International Media & Newspapers website, Published in 2016, Retrieved 9 January 2018
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