Veteran journalist, poet and former Daily Nawa-i-Waqt chief reporter Anwar Feroz passed away on Tuesday due to cardiac arrest in Rawalpindi. He was 75.

The funeral will be held at 9am at Jamia Rizvia Ziaul Aloom, D-Block Satellite Town, Rawalpindi.

President Asif Ali Zardari, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Minister for Information Pervaiz Rasheed have condoled with the bereaved family. They prayed to Almighty Allah to bless the departed soul with eternal peace and grant courage to his family to bear the irreparable loss with fortitude.–Staff Reporter