Senior journalist Idrees Bakhtiar passes away

He was under treatment at NICVD in Karachi
May 29, 2019
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[caption id="attachment_1772372" align="alignnone" width="640"] File photo[/caption] Senior journalist Idrees Bakhtiar has passed away in Karachi, his friends and former colleagues confirmed on Wednesday. He was under treatment at NICVD in Karachi, his friends said. "Just heard from the family that noted journalist Idrees Bakhtiar has passed away," Dawn's editor Zaffar Abbas tweeted. "He was one of the most honest journalists and a great human being." His namaz-e-janaza will be held at Masjid-e-Faheen in Gulshan-e-Iqbal after Zohar prayers tomorrow (Thursday) at 1:30PM, the Karachi Press Club informed its members via a text message. He will be buried at Yasinabad graveyard. Bakhtiar's career as a journalist spanned over 50 years. He had worked with various leading international and national media organisations, including BBC, VOA, The Star, Herald and Geo News. Follow SAMAA English on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram.



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