A trip down the memory lane: Pakistan's legendary journalist Imran Aslam remembered

President of Geo and Jang Group Imran Aslam passed away at the age of 70

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President of Geo and Jang Group Imran Aslam passed away at the age of 70 on Friday.

Aslam, one of the most seasoned journalists in the country, with a unique and bold voice, was under treatment at a local hospital.

Aslam was among the pioneers, who spearheaded the launch of Geo News, Geo Entertainment, and Geo Super, while he was also the founding member of the English-language newspaper The News.

The journalist was also the chief news editor and senior editor of The News. He also had a career in script writing and wrote over 60 dramas that were displayed on stage and television.

Take a look at the high-spirited Aslam during the course of his career:

In this file photo, the President of Geo and Jang Group Imran Aslam (right) is in a light mood.
In this file photo, the President of Geo and Jang Group Imran Aslam (right) is in a light mood. 

President of Geo and Jang Group Imran Aslam (left) claps along with other journalists, including Ghazi Salahuddin (centre), late editor The News Talat Aslam (second right), and Jang Groups Managing Director Shahrukh Hassan (right).
President of Geo and Jang Group Imran Aslam (left) claps along with other journalists, including Ghazi Salahuddin (centre), late editor The News Talat Aslam (second right), and Jang Group's Managing Director Shahrukh Hassan (right).
President of Geo and Jang Group Imran Aslam (second right) sitting along with Jang and Geo Media Group editor-in-chief Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman (right).
President of Geo and Jang Group Imran Aslam (second right) sitting along with Jang and Geo Media Group editor-in-chief Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman (right).
President of Geo and Jang Group Imran Aslam (centre) poses along with other Geo News staff.
President of Geo and Jang Group Imran Aslam (centre) poses along with other Geo News staff.
President of Geo and Jang Group Imran Aslam (back right) poses along with Geo News Managing Director Azhar Abbas (right).
President of Geo and Jang Group Imran Aslam (back right) poses along with Geo News Managing Director Azhar Abbas (right).
President of Geo and Jang Group Imran Aslam (right) poses along with Geo News anchorperson Mohammad Junaid (centre).
President of Geo and Jang Group Imran Aslam (right) poses along with Geo News anchorperson Mohammad Junaid (centre).
President of Geo and Jang Group Imran Aslam (left) poses along with Geo News anchorpersons Shahzeb Khanzada (second left), and Geo News Managing Director Azhar Abbas.
President of Geo and Jang Group Imran Aslam (left) poses along with Geo News anchorpersons Shahzeb Khanzada (second left), and Geo News Managing Director Azhar Abbas.
President of Geo and Jang Group Imran Aslam (centre) speaks during Independence Day celebrations.
President of Geo and Jang Group Imran Aslam (centre) speaks during Independence Day celebrations. 
President of Geo and Jang Group Imran Aslam (second from right) speaks at an event and can be seen with his younger brother, late editor The News Talat Aslam.
President of Geo and Jang Group Imran Aslam (second from right) speaks at an event and can be seen with his younger brother, late editor The News Talat Aslam.


— Photos from Geo News and The News archives