|Aftab Iqbal is a journalist and television anchor from Okara, Pakistan who is the host of Khabardaar on Express News and the former host of the political-humour talk show Khabarnaak on GEO News. Previously, he hosted the show Hasb-e-Haal on Dunya News before leaving the channel. Aftab is the son of the Urdu poet Zafar Iqbal. From 1994-95, Iqbal served as Media Adviser to Chief Minister Punjab. He frequently writes a column in The News International. He also wrote an article for Newsweek Pakistan.
As a columnist, Iqbal has written for a number of publications, including the Urdu language Nawa-i-Waqt. He graduated with Masters from the Government College University in Lahore in 1985 and studied media at the San Jose State University in California in 1986. Aftab belongs to Arain Tribe.
He graduated with Masters from the Government College University in Lahore in 1985 and later undertook a diploma in history of Mass Communications from the San Jose State University (California, 1986)
F.A: Govt. Collage, Lahore 1980
B.A: Govt. Collage, Lahore 1983
M.A: Govt. Collage, Lahore 1985
Courses in History: San Jose State University California 1986