Chairman City News Network Afzal Naqvi laid to rest in Nowshera Virkan
Zardari, Nawaz express heartfelf condolences
The funeral prayers of Chairman City News Network Syed Afzal Hussain Naqvi were offered at Model Town in Lahore on Tuesday and he was laid to rest in Nowshera Virkan after noon, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
The Namaz-i-Janaza of the deceased in Lahore was led by Maulana Ghulam Shabbir Najafi which was offered at 10 am at 37-D Model Town.
Those who participated in the funeral prayers of Syed Afzal Hussain Naqvi were: Malik Furqan, Mujahid Maqsood Butt, MPA Mirza Javed Ali, Group Editor Daily City 42 Naveed Chaudhry, Chief Editor/Director Digital Media City News Network Salim Bokhari, Khawar Naeem Hashmi, Zahid Pervez, MPA Bao Ramzan, Saad Akbar, Hafiz Kazim Raza, Irshadbi Anjum, Shahid Qadir, Ahmad Salman Baloch, Pervez Hassan, Ahmad Walid, Agha Qasim, Kamran Cheema, Sheikh Shahid, Makhdoom Asim, Qari Khalid, Senior Analyst Najam Sethi, MPA Saif-ul-Muluk Khokhar, Dr Hamad, Yawar Bukhari, Provincial Minister Fayyaz Ul Hassan Chauhan, Ahmad Pervez Malik, Prof. Javed Iqbal, Najam Wali Khan, MPA Bilal Akbar, Waqar A Mian, senior journalist Mujeeb-ur-Rehman Shami, Omar Shami, Khawaja Ahmad Hassan, Aslam Gul, Maqsood Butt, Qasim Zia, Talha Burki, Mani Pahlawa, Ali Pervez Malik, Waqar A Mian and Munira Khan, Former chief justice Qasim Ali Khan, DIG Bilal Siddique Kamiana, MNA Chaudhry Salik Hussain and MPA Bilal Akbar.
Namaz-i-Janaza being offered in Nowshera Virkan.
Later, the body was taken to Nowshera Virkan where a large number of notables and local people also attended the Namaz-i-Janaza. Later, Afzal Naqvi was buried in his ancestral village of Lail Virkan.
Syed Afzal Hussain Naqvi being laid to rest in his ancestral village of Lail Virkan.
Former president and PPP Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari and former prime minister and PML-N Quaid Mian Nawaz Sharif have expressed heartfelt condolences over the sad demise of Syed Afzal Hussain Naqvi. In their phone calls to the family members, Zardari and Nawaz offered condolences to the bereaved family and prayed that Almighty Allah rest the departed soul in eternal peace and give them courage and patience to bear the loss.
Earlier, PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari expressed deep sorrow over the death Afzal Hussain Naqvi. Bilawal said that the sudden demise of Afzal Naqvi was shocking as he was a universal personality.
“He was also active in educational and welfare activities apart from a successful businessman. People like Afzal Naqvi are an asset of the country and his absence will be felt,” said Bilawal.
PML-Q President Chaudhry Shujat Hussain and Punjab Assembly Speaker Parvez Elahi expressed grief and sorrow on the death of Syed Afzal Naqvi and condoled with the family from the deep heart.
Punjab Governor Chaudhary Muhammad Sarwar, Chief Minister Usman Buzdar, Moonis Elahi, Salik Hussain, Shafay Hussain and other politicians also expressed their grief and sorrow.
Opposition Leader in the National Assembly and Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) President Mian Shahbaz Sharif and Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazal (JUI-F) patron Maulana Fazlur Rehman expressed grief over the death of City News Network Chairman Syed Afzal Naqvi and prayed for the high ranks of the deceased soul.