Zamir Niazi remembered -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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Zamir Niazi remembered

KARACHl – Members of the Progressive Writers Association, Irteqa Institute of social sciences and Irteqa Adbi Forum, jointly condoled the death of veteran writer and journalist Zamir Niazi on June 11.

Recalling his services for the promotion of literature and culture, the resolution recorded that late Niazi Saheb was one of the founding members of the National Institute of social sci­ences and the Irteqa Book Club. He was a guide and mentor to several such bodies, which were engaged in spreading knowledge and liberal views in the country. Despite his failing health, he continued to compile books and write papers. Baghbanei Sehra, being one such valued book.

The resolution recalled his generous support to the Progressive Writers’ Asso­ciation. When the association, along with many other literary bodies, launched the Pen for Peace, Niazi Saheb read out his inaugural speech and enthralled a large crowd at the Press Club lawns. Zamir Niazi was a guide to the young people in the spheres of acadeDrlcs, literature, journalism and political science. He would remain alive, in our memories, the resolution said.
Source: Dawn
Date:6/14/2004