March 15, 2018
KARACHI – Zamir Sheikh, Resident Editor of The Nation died Wednesday in Karachi of liver disease. He was 54.
The paper reported that Sheikh remained under treatment at different hospitals for the last two months, including the Aga Khan University Hospital.
He leaves behind a widow, three daughters, and two sons.
Sheikh began his career in journalism from Hyderabad in the 80s and went on to work for daily The Muslim, news agencies Pakistan Press International (PPI), and Online, and Daily Star and several magazines.
He had joined The Nation 16 years ago. He also authored two books – What Went Wrong, and Khayali Se Mullaeyat Tak.
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