December 24, 2016
LAHORE – Syed Anwar Kidwai, a senior journalist and columnist with Jang died here Friday of cardiac arrest. He was in his 70s.
According to reports, he was admitted to hospital after collapsing on a road and died while he was being treated.
The Nation said Syed Anwer started his career with Nawa-i-Waqt and served the publication for 27 years and served as a chief reporter and editor reporting.
He also wrote books, one of them on Molana Shah Ahmad Norani and another on Punjab CM Shehbaz Sharif, titled “Shahbaz-e-Pakistan”.
The Patriot, February 9, 2017
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