February 03, 2021
ISLAMABAD—Known journalist and former broadcaster of Voice of America (VOA) Syed Akmal Alimi has died of a heart attack in America. He was 90.
Born in 1931, he worked as a chief reporter and columnist with Amroz, published from Lahore.
In 1973, he moved to America and joined the Urdu service of VOA in Washington D.C. He worked with VOA till 2008 as an editor, producer, and international broadcaster. He also hosted his popular program—Islam in America—for many years.
In 1998, the United States Information Agency and VOA awarded him for his services. He was with VOA for more than three decades.
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