Hamid Mir announces to return father’s award to Bangladesh

Staff Correspondent | Published: 15:33, Apr 28,2017

Hamid Mir

Hamid Mir. — TV grab

Senior anchorperson and journalist Hamid Mir on Thursday announced to return an award Bangladesh government had given to his father Waris Mir, reports United News of Bangladesh quoting Geo News.

Waris Mir was awarded by Bangladesh for raising his voice against the 1971 East Pakistan operation.

Hamid Mir during his show Capital Talk said that Bangladeshi prime minister Hasina Wajid was bent on deteriorating relations with Pakistan.

He said that Pakistanis were deceived by giving the awards and therefore it should be returned.

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