Editor-in-Chief, Daily National Courier, Abul Hasan Usmani (61) passed away on late Saturday night after a protracted illness. He was admitted at Ziauddin Hospital ICU in Karachi after some health complications about two week back.
A prominent figure in journalist world breathed his last in late hours on Saturday night. He was suffering with complication of shortness of breath and lungs fibrosis.
His namaz-e-janaza was offered at Jama Masjid Block A North Nazimabad after Zuhr prayer and he was burried in Sakhi Hasan graveyard.
Members of journalistic community besides friends and relatives in large number attended his funeral and expressed their sorrow over demise of Abul Hasan Usmani.
His journalist career spans over three and a half decades. He had served about two decades with Jang Group only while he is also founder of two English dailies ‘National Courier’ and ‘Pakistan State Times.’
Veteran journalist was a senior member of Karachi Press Club, PFUJ, KUJ and Arts Council of Pakistan. The readers of Daily National Courier and journalist community has condoled his demise.