Islamabad—Former Director General Radio Pakistan and Managing Director PTV Agha Nasir who passed away in Islamabad on Tuesday was laid to rest after Asar prayers at H-11 Graveyard, Islamabad. Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid, Chairman PTV Atta ul Haq Qasmi, Managing Director PTV Syed Imran Gardazi and a large number of people from all walks of life participated in the funeral prayers.
Agha Nasir was a true celebrity in the Pakistani TV industry.
He was born on 9th February 1937 in Mumbai. He started off as a broadcaster for the Pakistan Radio in 1955, and by the time television came to Pakistan in 1964, he had already made known for himself as a radio writer, broadcaster and producer.