Religious scholar Allama Syed Zameer Akhtar Naqvi passes away
Allama Syed Zameer Akhtar Naqvi passes away in Karachi due to a heart attack. He was shifted to Aga Khan Hospital last night.
The funeral prayers of Dr. Allama Syed Zameer Akhtar Naqvi will be offered after Maghrib prayers at Shuhda-e-Karbala Imambargah Incholi Society Block 20 and burial will be held at Wadi-e-Hussain Cemetery.
Akhtar was born in Lucknow, India in 1944 to Syed Zahir Hasan Naqvi and Syeda Mohsina Zahir Naqvi. His birth name was Zameer Hasan. In 1967, he migrated to Pakistan and permanently settled in Karachi.
Akhtar was an author on more than 300 books in various fields, including literature, culture, religion, philosophy, logic, journalism, sociology, science, oratory, and language.
He was the president of Mir Anees Academy and editor-in-chief of quarterly magazine Al-Qalam.