Lahore: A veteran journalist and former caretaker Federal Minister of Information and Postal Services Alif Nizami died in Lahore on Wednesday.
The reporter received treatment in the hospital in the last two weeks after the heart attack.
Arif Nizami was son of Hameed Nizami, the founder Nawa-i-Waqt Group of newspapers.
While reacting to the journalist’s death, Prime Minister Imran Khan said, “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.
President Dr. Arif Alvi also expressed condolences for the passing of veteran journalist Arif Nizami and prayed for the dead souls and family members who lost their loved ones.
Foreign Minister Shah Mahmoud Qureshi and Minister of Information and Broadcasting Chowdhury Fawad Hussein also expressed their grief over the passing of Arif Nizami.