Business Recorder reporter Nasir Siddiqui laid to rest -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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Business Recorder reporter Nasir Siddiqui laid to rest

KARACHI- Nasir Iqbal Siddiqui, Staff Reporter, Business Recorder, who passed away after protracted illness, was laid to rest at Gizri graveyard.

His funeral prayers were offered at Moti Masjid, Khayaban-e-Jami, Clifton, after Zohr prayers, which were attended by a large number of his relatives and friends including fellow journalists.

Nasir Siddiqui had been suffering from cancer for the last six months. He was admitted to the Aga Khan Hospital a few days ago when his condition got deteriorated. He breathed his last on Wednesday night in the hospital.

Nasir Siddiqui, 40, joined Pakistan Press International in 1985 as a trainee reporter. In 1987, he moved to Business Recorder and remained affiliated with the paper till his death.

He leaves behind his mother, a wife, a two-year-old daughter, two brothers, and three sisters to mourn his death.

KUJ, KPC CONDOLE: The Karachi Union of Journalists (KUJ) and Karachi Press Club (KPC) office-bearers have expressed deep shock and grief over the death of Nasir Siddiqui and offered condolences to his family.

KUJ President Qamarullah Chaudhry and General Secretary Rana M. Khalid and KPC President Sabihuddin Ghausi and Secretary Najeeb Ahmed, in their separate condolence messages, paid tributes to Nasir Siddiqui who fought a long battle against cancer.

They prayed that the departed soul may rest in eternal peace and the Almighty Allah may grant courage and strength to the members of the bereaved family to bear the loss with fortitude.
Source: Business Recorder
Date:9/12/2002