Lahore (Web Desk): Renowned journalist, columnist and educationist Dr Ajmal Niazi passed away in Lahore in the wee hours of Monday.
His funeral will be offered today at 4.30 pm today at Wahdat Colony.
Dr Ajmal Niazi was born in Musakhel area of Mianwali. He spent 45 years in the service of literature, and wrote poetry in Urdu and Punjabi.
His works include Jal Thal, Mohammad-ud-Din Fauq, Be Niaziyan, Mihrab in the Temple, and Hameed Nizami's biography.
Dr Niazi also served as a lecturer in Gordon College Rawalpindi, Government College Mianwali, Government College Lahore, and Forman Christian College Lahore.
In recognition of his services, Dr Ajmal Nii was also awarded ‘Sitara-e-Imtiaz’ by the government of Pakistan.
A large number of politicians, fans and people from the journalist fraternity have expressed their condolences over the demise of the renowned columnist.