The 30th death anniversary of legendary newsreader of Radio Pakistan Abdus Salam was observed today [Saturday, 2nd July].
He was born in Ajmer Sharif, India in 1925 and migrated to Pakistan after independence.
After completing his education, he joined Hyderabad station of Radio Pakistan as a technical operator. Later, he joined the Central News Organisation of Radio Pakistan on a contract basis.
The legend was posthumously awarded 'Pride of Performance'. He was also the recipient of many awards for 'Best news reader of the year'. He died on this day in 1992.