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Editor , publisher

Sajid Rizvi, Pakistani Publisher, editors Certified advanced journalism Thomson Center for Journalism Studies, Cardiff, Wales. Member Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association, The International Institute for Strategic Studies, Royal Society for Asian Affairs.

Background

Rizvi, Sajid was born on February 2, 1947 in Lucknow, India. Son of Shahinshah and Amatuzzehra Rizvi.

Education

Bachelor, U. Karachi, 1969.

Career

Proofreader, Morning News, Karachi, Pakistan, 1964-1966; sub-editor, Morning News, Karachi, 1966-1970; city editor, Morning News, Karachi, 1970-1974; assistant editor, The Tehran (Iran) Journal, 1974-1976; executive editor, The Tehran (Iran) Journal, 1976-1977; bureau chief, correspondent, United Press International, Tehran, 1977-1980; bureau chief, correspondent, United Press International, Ankara, Turkey, 1980-1981; senior correspondent, United Press International, London, 1981-1984; diplomatic editor, Compass News Features, Luxembourg, 1984-1987; director, Center for Near East Afro-Asia Research, London, since 1987. Tehran correspondent United Press International.

Achievements

  • Certified advanced journalism Thomson Center for Journalism Studies, Cardiff, Wales.

Membership

Member Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association, The International Institute for Strategic Studies, Royal Society for Asian Affairs.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: walking, reading, chess, listening to music.

Connections

Married Shirley Joseph, July 31, 1975. 1 child, Asad.

father:
Shahinshah Rizvi

mother:
Amatuzzehra Rizvi

spouse:
Shirley Joseph

child:
Asad Rizvi