KARACHI – Famous news anchor Ayesha Khalid has disclosed that she is leaving Geo TV, where she used to do prime time news bulletin at 9pm.
On Saturday night, the 29-year-old newscaster announced her decision on Twitter and Facebook live during an interview with a fellow news anchor, Mubashir Hasmi. However, in the six minute video, she didn’t disclose her future plans.
To a question from a fan, the Lahore-born journalist categorically rejected the possibility of joining any other media house.
It’s 30th Sep 2017.Join me in 9pm 🙂for the one last time.Time to say Goodbye to screen. But keep watching Geo news till we ever meet again 💖
— Ayesha Khalid (@ayeshakhalid7) September 29, 2017
Road to my dream ended there ,a painful goodbye for the sake of a happy start …Thank u everyone for your love & support .. pic.twitter.com/YaHKdabPQc
— Ayesha Khalid (@ayeshakhalid7) September 30, 2017
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Ayesha, the Punjab school’s best National Debate Award winner, worked in “Mere Mutabiq” on Geo News with Sohail Waraich and Hassan Nisar. She also worked in City 42, a Lahore based news channel.
Here’s how her fellow journalists and fans reacted to her announcement:
All the best for your future endeavours. Keep rocking. God bless you.
— Faizan Lakhani (@faizanlakhani) September 30, 2017
U made a right choice ! Allah bless u
— Iqra Haris (@iqra_shehzad) September 30, 2017
Good luck and best wishes AK. Stay blessed.
— Ajmal Jami (@ajmaljami) October 1, 2017
Best of luck for the future!
— Benazir Shah (@Benazir_Shah) October 1, 2017
جیو نیوز کے رنگ پھیکے پڑ جائیں گے، آپ کے بغیر،
جہاں رھیں خوش رہیں، سلامت رہیں
— Waqar Ahmad Khan (@waqar4323) October 1, 2017
One of my fvts! You’ll be missed
— Feroz Baloch (@F_Roz) October 1, 2017
— M.Zubair (@ZUBI_007) September 30, 2017
کہاں دفع ہورہی ہو؟
— Nasir Arain (@inasirarain) September 30, 2017
Road to some new dreams are just started, wish you good luck dear.
— Iffat Hasan Rizvi (@IffatHasanRizvi) October 1, 2017