Allama Zameer Akhtar Naqvi passes away in Karachi

Karachi: Religious Shia Scholar Allama Zameer Akhtar Naqvi passed away on Sunday from a heart attack, his relatives said. 

According to his relatives, he was taken to the Aga Khan University Hospital late Saturday night where he died due to a heart attack.

Allama Naqvi was born on March 24, 1944 in India’s Lucknow.

He had a Ph.D. from the University of Karachi and was known to have knowledge of science, philosophy, literature, culture, journalism, and Islamic history. He also remained the editor of the Al Kalam magazine besides heading the Anees Academy.