Maija Liuhto is an independent multimedia journalist and magazine writer based in Islamabad, Pakistan. She regularly reports for Channel News Asia (CNA) and the largest Finnish daily Helsingin Sanomat from Pakistan. She has also written for a host of international publications such as the Atlantic, Los Angeles Times, Foreign Policy, Al Jazeera English, Longreads and many others. Since 2019, Maija is the host of a weekly TV program on Indus News called Visitors’ Book.
Originally from Finland, she has spent several years working and traveling in South Asian countries. Before coming to Pakistan, she spent three years in Kabul. Currently, she is working a book about her time in Afghanistan.