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Aasmah Mir steps down from BBC Radio 4 show

Weekend presenter, Aasmah Mir has stepped down from her ‘Saturday Live’ show on BBC Radio 4.

Mir announced the news of her resignation on social media on Friday. She had been associated with the show for almost six years.

Announcing the news on her final show today, Mir said, “This is my last programme, it’s been almost six years and it’s time to move onto something new. Thank you so much to the programme team, the producers, the runners, the studio managers, to Richard, to everyone associated with the show – but especially to the listeners.

“I just want to say if you ever feel lonely, unimportant, unloved – know that you are loved by us.”

Prior to her Radio 4 stint, Mir worked on BBC 5 Live for 11 years by presenting ‘The Midday News’ and co-hosting ‘Drive’ with Peter Allen.

It is rumoured Mir will be joining the upcoming new digital radio station, Times Radio.