Mujeeb-ur-Rehman Shami is one of Pakistan’s most well-known journalists, columnists and commentators who is the chief editor of Urdu daily newspaper Pakistan. He has a right-of-center disposition in his views and perspectives that are also reflected in both the newspaper and news websites that his newspaper group owns. He has been appearing on the talk show Nuqta-i-Nazar (run several days a week) on Dunya TV for several years now. Prior to taking over daily Pakistan newspaper, he founded the erstwhile Urdu weekly Zindagi and Urdu monthly Qaumi Digest. Shami is also an active member of the Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE), the editors’ guild, and served as its president in 2002.
Little public information is available about the ownership and shareholding structure of www.dailypakistan.com.pk although the website mentions Mujeeb-ur-Rehman Shami as the editor. The outlet was sent information request on 22.01.2019 through a courier company as well as by email. The company did not respond even after a reminder was couriered on 08.02.2019 and emailed on 11.02.2019 but the information was not forthcoming. The audience share for the outlet was obtained from Gallup Pakistan for 2018.