Saturday May 07, 2022

Senior Journalist Khalid Hameed Farooqui Passes Away

BRUSSELS: Khalid Hameed Farooqui, a senior journalist at Geo News, passed away on Saturday due to a heart attack.

According to reports, the veteran journalist suffered a heart attack in Brussels after arriving from London. Khalid Hameed Farooqui belonged from Karachi, however, was settled in Europe. He is survived by a son, daughter, and a widow.

Farooqui had spent decades in the field of journalism and remained associated with Geo News since its launch.

He was the Bureau Chief Geo TV Europe and was known for his reporting on international affairs. He covered important issues of various countries exceptionally. Among his recent prominent work was the French presidential election coverage.

The deceased had also covered the Russia-Ukraine conflict from the war zone and had extensive experience covering NATO and European affairs.

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