Quetta – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif conferred Mr. Siddique Baloch with Lifetime Achievement award in a ceremony organized by Council of Pakistan Newspapers Editors (CPNE) in Lahore, on Saturday.
Mr. Siddique Baloch is Editor of Balochistan Express and a veteran Journalist, serving in the field of journalism since 1966.
In CPNE ceremony, Prime Minister paid tribute to the services of Siddique Baloch and appreciated him for his indefatigable services to the field of journalism. He praised Siddique Baloch for never making compromises on his principles
Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Pervez Rashid, also spoke on the occasion and lauded Siddique Baloch for his contributions to journalism in Pakistan.
An Exclusive interview of Siddique Baloch was conducted by The Balochistan Point last month.
Mr. Baloch had spent four years in prison from 1973 to 1977 on trumped up charges in Hyderabad Conspiracy Case.
Siddique Baloch has written two books on Politics and economics of Balochistan. Second book of Siddique Baloch was launched last month in Quetta.
Published in The Balochistan Point on February 14, 2015