Veteran journalist and former caretaker federal minister for data and postal service Arif Nizami handed away on Wednesday in Lahore, his nephew, Babar Nizami, advised Geo Information.
The veteran journalist was beneath therapy at a hospital for the final two weeks after he had suffered a coronary heart assault. Following the assault, he was shifted to an ICU, however he couldn’t recuperate from it and breathed his final right now, Babar stated.
Nizami had served as a caretaker federal minister in former caretaker prime minister Mir Hazar Khan Khoso’s cupboard again in 2013. He was the son of Hameed Nizami, the founder Nawa-i-Waqt Group of newspapers.
The main points of his funeral prayers will probably be knowledgeable in a while.
Prime Minister Imran Khan, reacting to the journalist’s demise, stated: “Saddened to learn of the passing of veteran journalist, editor, and political commentator Arif Nizami.”
“My condolences and prayers go to his family,” he added.
Minister for Inside Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed stated he was saddened to listen to about Nizami’s demise, including that it was a “personal loss” for him.
“May Allah have mercy on the deceased,” he added.
Federal Minister for Info and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry stated he had a protracted relationship with Nizami. “His father and my grandfather struggled together for Pakistan.”
“He was just like a family elder for me,” he added.
Sindh authorities spokesperson Murtaza Wahab stated Nizami was an icon within the discipline of journalism and had at all times most popular substance over sensationalism.
“May Allah Ta’ala bless his soul & give strength to the bereaved family,” the spokesperson added.