KARACHI: Renowned educationist and politician Hunaid Lakhani passed away on Thursday at a hospital in Karachi. He was 49.
As per the details, Lakhani, the founder and chancellor of Iqra University, was affected by the dengue virus. He was present process treatment at a hospital in Karachi but was unable to recover, sources in his family said.
His funeral prayers will be offered at Masjid-e-Saheem in Khayaban-e-Rahat on Friday after Asr prayers in Karachi.
Following news of Lakhani’s untimely death, a number of academics and politicians, together with Pakistan’s president expressed condolences.
It is pertinent to say here that Lakhani and PTI MNA Alamgir Khan laid down the foundation of the FIXIT organisation.
Condolences pour in
Expressing his deep grief over his demise, President Arif Alvi prayed for the departed soul. “We must remember through these incidents that life is uncertain and short,” Alvi said.
“Very sad to hear about my friend Hunaid Lakhani’s passing, Chairman & Founder of Iqra University,” he said.