Dr Asif Aslam Farrukhi passes away

Literary scholar, writer, editor and recipient of Tamgha-e-Imtiaz, Dr Asif Aslam Farrukhi passed away after a fatal heart attack.

A physician by qualification, Farrukhi’s contribution to literature in Pakistan is highly prominent. His face was a reminder of Karachi Literature Festival which he attended without miss.

He had translated numerous books from English to Urdu and had edited and compiled many works of Pakistani writers in the form of anthologies.