Lahore, 21st July: Pakistan’s veteran journalist and publisher Arif Nizami passed away on Wednesday.
According to details, Arif Nizami was sick for quite a long time and undergoing treatment in a hospital. He breathed his last today.
Arif Nizami was the son of Hamid Nizami, the founder of Pakistan’s national newspaper Nawa-e-Waqt. Arif was the former caretaker federal minister and the founder of the Pakistan Today
Meanwhile, renowned anchorperson Mubasher Lucman and other journalists expressed their grief over such a huge loss and prayed for his forgiveness.
Federal Minister for Information Fawad Chaudhry also expressed grief over the demise of senior journalist Arif Nizami.
عارف نظامی صاحب کی رحلت کا سن کر دل بجھ گیا ہے، ان سے طویل تعلق تھا، تحریک پاکستان میں ان کے والد حمید نظامی اور میرے دادا چوہدری اویس اور تایا چوہدری الطاف حسین ہمسفر تھے اسی تعلق سے ان سے وہی تعلق رہا جو خاندان کے بزرگوں سے ہوتا ہے خدا غریق رحمت کرے pic.twitter.com/AnUJFpUflZ
— Ch Fawad Hussain (@fawadchaudhry) July 21, 2021
Chaudhry shared a heartfelt message on his Twitter handle and wrote, “I am heartbroken to hear of the demise of Arif Nizami. I had a long relationship with him. His father Hameed Nizami and my grandfather Chaudhry Owais and uncle Chaudhry Altaf Hussain were his companions in Tehreek-e-Pakistan. May God have mercy on his soul.”
Prime Minister Imran Khan also expressed condolences to Arif Nizami’s family and prayed for his Higher ranks in Jannah.
Saddened to learn of the passing of veteran journalist, editor and political commentator Arif Nizami. My condolences and prayers go to his family.
— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) July 21, 2021
Arif Nizami’s funeral prayers will be offered in Lahore today.
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