Veteran journalist Abul Akhyar dies

Veteran journalist Abul Akhyar passed away here on Wednesday, family members said. He was 83. He was ill for quite sometime and was in coma for the last three days.

His `Namaz-i-Janaza’ will be offered on Thursday after Zuhr prayers at Jamia Masjid Hadi Market, Nazimabad No. 4. He will be laid to rest at Sakhi Hassan Graveyard.

Abul Akhayar who joined journalism as a columnist with Daily Anjam in the year 1945 retired as the Executive Editor of the Daily Business Recorder in 2009.

In the meantime he had served quite a number of newspapers in various positions.