Late photojournalist Azhar Jafri honoured

LAHORE:December 10: The Pride of Performance and legendary photojournalist Azhar Jafri was honoured by the journalist fraternity on Saturday by naming the lobby of the Lahore Press Club after him. A ceremony was held in this regard in which veteran journalists and human rights activists participated. Azhar Jafri’s son Aun Jafri was also present. Talking about the contribution of the veteran photojournalist, the speakers said that he had captured sociopolitical history of Pakistan in the most vivid fashion. They talked about his courage at the most dangerous times for journalism in Pakistan during dictatorships, his commitment to his purpose and his drive to capture the truth for the generations to come. They said that Azhar Jafri did not just excel in his profession himself, but played a vital role in training the young photojournalists and hence has left a legacy behind him. They said that Azhar Jafri will always live with his captured photographs of crucial struggles of society for democracy and human rights.The news.

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