21 Facts About Ansar Abbasi


Ansar Abbasi has been critical of activists including Malala Yousafzai.


Ansar Abbasi has called on a ban on Indian channels and strict checks on culturally offensive content in Pakistani dramas and movies.


Ansar Abbasi was born in Murree, Pakistan, to a Dhund Ansar Abbasi family of that locality.


Ansar Abbasi received his early education in his native village.


Ansar Abbasi obtained matriculation or finished his basic education from Sir Syed School, Rawalpindi.


Ansar Abbasi received his master's degree from Balochistan University, Quetta.


Ansar Abbasi earned another master's degree from Goldsmiths College, University of London.


Today, Ansar Abbasi doubtedly stands as a prominent icon in journalism in Pakistan.


Ansar Abbasi has been writing for the English newspapers for a long time.


Ansar Abbasi is the youngest son of Muhammad Sajawal Abbasi who died in 1981.


Ansar Abbasi belongs to the clan of Abbasis from the beautiful Murree Hills.


Ansar Abbasi wanted to join the popular Urdu Daily Jang.


Ansar Abbasi feels good that he landed in English journalism from the very start.


Ansar Abbasi believes that he learnt more from travelling and visiting places than what he did from the curriculum at school.


Ansar Abbasi acknowledges the system of education and research over there and finds the standards of labs and libraries really up to the mark.


Ansar Abbasi feels a dire need that the authorities look into the dilapidated state of government universities in Pakistan and to equip them with what the student of today needs.


Ansar Abbasi's research thesis there included one on 'Child Labor' and for that particular one he found more than enough data on it, more than what he would have ever dreamt of in any university's library in Pakistan; given that Pakistan is a developing country and faces the menace of child labor to a much more alarming extent as compared to the UK.


Ansar Abbasi has published work critical of the regime of former president Pervez Musharraf accusing him of building a multi-million rupees residence at Chak Shehzad, equipped with utilities at much cheaper rates with differential subsidized by the government.


Ansar Abbasi was critical of the former general for removing the Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Muhammad Choudhry and submitting his case to the Supreme Judicial Council.


Maulana Fazl ur Rahman In November 2008, Ansar Abbasi published a story on the award of acres of military land worth millions of rupees to the family members of the leader of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam, Maulana Fazl ur Rahman.


Ansar Abbasi alleged that the regime of the then President General Pervez Musharraf attempted to buy off Maulana's opposition to General Musharraf's assumption of two public offices at a time.