Noted businessman Byram D Avari passes away
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Renowned businessman and Gold Medalist of the Asian Games Byram D Avari passed away in Karachi on Sunday night.
According to the 24News HD TV channel, family sources have confirmed that Karachi's leading businessman Byram Dinshawji Awari has passed away in a private hospital where he was under treatment for a long time.
He was the owner of the Avari Hotel and is survived by his wife and three children.
Byram D Awari was awarded the Presidential Medal of Excellence in recognition of his services to the country.
He represented Pakistan in the 1978 and 1982 Asian Games and won gold medals both times for his country.
Byram Dinshawji Avari used to swim with his brother. They were trained in swimming by Chief Petty Officer (Rtd) Haji Allah-Ditta. Dinshaw and Xerxes along with the son of their coach, Zulfiqar Ali, were part of The Sindh swimming team. They trained at the Sports Complex Kashmir Road, Karachi.
According to the family sources, the last rituals of Byram D Avari will be performed on Monday afternoon.