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Nasir Rana is a stalwart in the world of both English and Urdu language journalism. He worked with CNN International for 5 years [2008-2013] tirelessly to bring Pakistan’s most important stories and news events to television viewers across the world.
For CNN, Nasir worked on stories from parliamentary elections 2008 to military offenses against militants, from explosions to girl’s education, from discrimination to sectarian violence, from military coups to lawyers striking to the death, from return of past prime ministers and military dictator to the killing of world’s most wanted Osama bin Laden.
In 2012, Nasir was the first journalist to interview Rimsha Masih, the Christian teenager who made worldwide headlines after being falsely accused of blasphemy.
Nasir has also produced a documentary for HBO on Maria Toor Pakay, the first Pakistani female squash player from Pakistan’s tribal region.
Nasir also produced a documentary for US based documentary film makers “Iron bound Films” with the name of “The New Recruits”, a film about a group of business students on a mission to end poverty in Pakistan.
Nasir also worked as Pakistan correspondent for IBN-7 and a number of local media outlets. Nasir hosted News One’s prime-time political talk show “Bisaat” for more than a year where interviewed key people from all quarters. Bisaat was one the top rated talk shows at News One.
Nasir’s latest venture “Debate with Nasir Habib” on Roze News uses his vast political knowledge to highlight political and social issues.