KARACHI: The Eight death anniversary of journalist and publisher, late Kazi Jawad Akbar is being observed today.
The young journalist who hailed from the media and political related Kazi family of Hyderabad had passed away eight years ago in Los Angeles, California. He was 42 and had died from diabetic related complications.
In his brief life he had continued in the family business by having been associated with various English publications and had completed his higher education in the United States in the field of Journalism. Besides his journalistic contributions, he was also known as a philanthropic individual who cared greatly for bettering the lives of people less fortunate than him.
He was the son of RT founder Kazi Saeed Akbar with whom he co-founder Daily RT. He was also the brother of RT publisher Kazi Sajjad Akbar and nephew of veteran publisher and former MNA Kazi Asad Abid, Chairman of the Ibrat Group. In observation of his death anniversary, the family has requested all well wishers to please recite dua for the departed soul.