Rahimullah Yusufzai
Pakistani journalist.
Rahimullah Yusufzai

Rahimullah Yusufzai (Yousafzai) is a Pakistani journalist. He was born on April 10, 1942 in Pakistan in Shamozai village of Mardan District in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Education and career

He received his early education at his village primary school and then in public schools in Peshawar and Jhelum. Rahimullah also studied at the D J Sindh Science College and University of Karachi.

Rahimullah was among the first journalists to report on the Taliban and visited Kandahar in 1995. He is one of the few bona fide experts on Afghanistan, [1], having reported on the country since the 1980s. He is the current editor of the Jang group's The News International at the Peshawar Bureau and is a op-ed writer for the monthly Newsline. Rahimullah is especially noted for holding the last interview with Osama bin Laden.[2] He also served as Time Magazine's Pakistan correspondent. Rahimullah is also a correspondent of BBC's Pushto and Urdu services in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan.

 He is the Resident/Executive Editor of the Jang group's The NEWS international" at Peshawar bureau and is a op-ed writer for the monthly Newsline. He is especially noted for holding the last interview with Osama bin Laden.He also served as Time Magazine's Pakistan correspondent. He is also a correspondent of BBC's Pushto and Urdu services in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan.

Birth and Education
Yousafzai was born to Haji Adam Khan in Shamozai village of Mardan District in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. He received early education at his village primary school and then in public schools in Peshawar and Jhelum. He also studied at the D J Sindh Science College and University of Karachi.

Reports Of Taliban of Afghanistan
He was among the first journalists to report on the Taliban and visited Kandahar in 1995. He is one of the few bona fide experts on Afghanistan, having reported on the country since the 1980s.

Achievements
Yousafzai is considered a commanding authority on Afghan affairs and on the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) of Pakistan. Acknowledging his achievements in Journalism, the government of Pakistan awarded him with Tamgha-e-Imtiaz in August 2004 and Sitara-e- Imtiaz in August 2009.

Sitara-e-Imtiaz
He got Sitara-e-Imtiaz for his achievement in the field of journalism for another time on 23rd March 2010

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