Nisthar Cassim

Nisthar Cassim is a Senior Journalist and the Editor of the Daily FT in Sri Lanka, a national English-language daily newspaper focusing business, finance and economic issues.

He was formerly the Editor of The Daily Mirror and The Bottom Line.

The Early Years

Born on August 8, 1967 as the fifth child to Lafir and Huzaima Cassim in a family of six children, Nisthar started his education at Carey College, Colombo.

While in Carey College, he captained the Cricket teams in all age groups but lost the opportunity of heading the under -19 team as he moved on to Wesley College, Colombo for higher studies.

Nisthar – The Journalist

Sharpening his hobby in to his career, Nisthar joined “Sun” newspaper when he was just 21 to start a long and steady career as a Journalist.

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