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Eminent journalist and intellectual Dr. Ajmal Niazi passes away

Another chapter of literature, education and journalism has ended in Pakistan

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Eminent journalist and intellectual Dr. Ajmal Niazi passed away on Sunday night in Lahore aged 75.

His funeral prayers were offered at a cricket ground on Wahdat Road in Lahore at 4:30 pm.

Dr. Niazi was best known for his columns for leading Urdu daily Nawa-i-Waqt.

His column titled ‘Be Niaziyan’ was published for a long time in  ‘Nawa-e-Waqt’.

He also served as a lecturer in various colleges and was the author of several books.

His noted works include Jal Thal, Mohammad-ud-Din Fauq, Be Niaziyan, Mihrab in the Temple, and Hameed Nizami’s biography.

The government awarded him with the Sitara-e-Imtiaz in recognition of his services.

President Dr. Arif Alvi has expressed deep grief and sorrow over the death of Dr. Muhammad Ajmal Niazi.

Commiserating with the bereaved family, the President prayed for the departed soul.

President said that Dr. Muhammad Ajmal Niazi held a prominent place in the field of literature and journalism.

Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad expressed his grief over Dr. Ajmal Niazi and prayed that may God rest his soul in peace and give his family the strength to bear this irreparable loss.

Following the news of Dr. Ajmal Niazi’s demise condolences, messages are pouring in on social media.

the authorSaman Siddiqui
Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.