Veteran Journalist and political commentator Arif Nizami passed away after a protracted illness in Lahore on Wednesday.
He was 74.
Arif Nizami was the son of Editor and pioneer of daily Nawa-i-Waqt and remained associated with print and electronic media.
President Dr. Arif Alvi has condoled over the demise of veteran journalist Arif Nizami.
In his condolence message, the President prayed for the departed soul and bereaved family.
Prime Minister Imran Khan has expressed grief and sorrow over the sad demise of veteran journalist Arif Nizami.
In a tweet, the Prime Minister condoled and commiserated with the bereaved family and prayed for the departed soul.
Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhary Fawad Hussain have also expressed grief and sorrow over the demise of Arif Nizami.
Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has also expressed heartfelt condolences on the sad demise of senior journalist Arif Nizami.
According to ISPR, the Army Chief prayed that Allah Al-Mighty may bless his soul and give strength to the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss.
Source: Radio Pakistan