The Ummat (Urdu: روزنامہ امت) is an Urdu-language, Islamist newspaper published From Karachi, Pakistan. The Daily Ummat was first published by Salahuddeen the diplomat and journalist of Pakistan almost 17 years ago. However Salahuddeen was killed by the Muttahida Qaumi Movement for his brave and independent journalism. The same group is also publishing the Weekly Takbeer and the Monthly Ghazi. In 2012, the chief editor of the Daily Ummat is Rafique Afghan another renowned journalist of Pakistan.
The Ummat is known for its independent and brave reporting specially about the local issues of Karachi. The price of the Daily Ummat in Pakistan is PKR.12 across Pakistan. The Ummat is the 2nd largest selling morning newspaper of Pakistan after the Daily Jang. The Daily Ummat has eight pages on weekdays and Saturday but twelve pages on Sunday.
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