The host of the widely-watched morning show “Utho Jago Pakistan,” Dr. Shaista Lodhi, has come forward with a heartfelt apology after an unintentional mistake in Wednesday’s episode caused widespread outrage throughout the country.
In a statement aired today, Dr. Shaista expressed deep remorse over the incident and acknowledged that both she and the entire show’s team feel apologetic for the unintended consequences triggered by the content of the recently broadcasted program.
Dr. Shaista emphasized that the mistake was not intentional or meant to hurt anyone’s sentiments. She explained that as the host of a widely popular show, she understands the responsibility to ensure that the content respects the beliefs and emotions of the viewers. She assured her audience that they would take more precautions to prevent such situations from arising again.
Humbly seeking forgiveness from Almighty Allah, Dr. Shaista asked for understanding and compassion from her viewers for the inadvertent error that led to the distress and offense felt by many. She expressed her commitment to learning from this experience. She pledged to continue working towards creating content that uplifts and entertains the public while maintaining respect for their values and beliefs.