Memorial ticket, Sitara-e-Imtiaz demanded for Majid Nizami
MULTAN/WAZIRABAD: Speakers at a condolence reference held in the memory of veteran journalist and The Nation Editor-in-Chief Majid Nizami paid glowing tributes to him for his national services.
They also demanded that the government should issue a memorial ticket in recognition of his efforts besides granting him Sitara-e-Imtiaz. The event was organised by Nazariya-e-Pakistan Forum and the participants offered special prayers for the departed soul. The speakers noted that Dr Majid Nizami was precious asset of Muslim Ummah while the nation has lost a great thinker because of his sad demise.
Delivering presidential address, former speaker of National Assembly Syed Fakhar Imam said that late Majid Nizami was the voice of Quaid-i-Azam and he would be remembered as beacon in the history.
Speaking Dr Hameed Raza Siddiqui, Dr Hayat Awan, Engr Mumtaz Ahmad Khan, Shaukat Ashfaq and Shamim Asghar said that he was a great patriot who founded fund for Pakistanis trapped in Bangladesh. They added that it was Majid Nizami who always raised voice against Indian occupation of Kashmir besides exposing her water terrorism against Pakistan. They pointed out that Dr Majid Nizami spent his whole life on a sacred mission of upbringing nation’s generations in light of ideology of Pakistan. They demanded the government should issue a ticket and announce Sitara-e-Imtiaz for Majid Nizami on August 14.
Meanwhile, State Minister for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali said that a golden era of journalism had ended with the demise of Dr Majid Nizami. Condoling the death of veteran journalist here at Nawa-i-Waqt office, he said that the late highlighted the importance and validity of Ideology of Pakistan and his national as well as journalistic services would be remembered forever.
In , PML-J leader Muhammad Ahmad Chattha expressed deep grief and sorrow over the death of Majid Nizami. He appreciated Nizami’s journalistic services and offered his condolences to the bereaved family. He also prayed to Almighty Allah to confer eternal peace for him and courage for the family to bear the irreparable loss.
He said that Dr Majid Nizami’s death had caused an irreparable loss to the national interest and journalism in Pakistan and the gap created could not be fulfilled. He said that Mr Nizami was a torch-bearer of ideology of Pakistan and independent journalism and he devoted all his journalistic life to protect ideological boundaries of Pakistan. He said that Dr Majid Nizami’s factual and righteous stance on the Kashmir issue and relations with India remained unchanged throughout his life. He said that Mr Nizami’s style of journalism was the best guideline for journalists.