Senior journalist Syed Fasih Iqbal passes away
KARACHI: A well-known journalist, chief editor of daily Balochistan Times and daily Zamana Quetta, publisher, former president of APNS and CPNE and a former senator, Syed Fasih Iqbal, passed away after a brief illness on Thursday night.
The funeral prayers for the departed soul will be offered after Friday prayers at Masjid-e-Bilal, Block 10, Gulistan-e-Jauhar, PHA flat compound while his burial will take place in Quetta on Saturday.
Meanwhile, the President of APNS, Sarmad Ali, has termed the death of Syed Fasih Iqbal a loss to the newspaper industry of Pakistan. He said that the services rendered by the deceased for the cause of journalism will be remembered. The vacuum his death has created will not be filled. The President of APNS, while praying to Allah to keep the departed soul in eternal peace, condoled with the deceased’s family.