Abdul Razzaq Yaqoob (ARY), the Chairman ARY group has died. He was 69. He died peacefully, surrounded by family, in London, UK.
President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Nawaz Shareef sent condolence messages following ARY death on Friday, while Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar, PCB Chairman Naja Sethi, Governor Balochistan Dr. Abdul Malik Baloch, Governor Sindh Dr. Ishratul Ebad and Chief Minister KPK Pervez Khattak sent condolence messages.
Haji Abdul Razzaq Yaqoob was an eminent personality whose unconditional services for his beloved country were second to none, said Governor Sindh Dr. Ishratul Ebad.
At this moment, our prayers are with ARY’s family in particular and we hope that they will find courage and solace to overcome their grief during this period of deep sorrow. said former cricketer Javed Miandad.
One of the greatest of men. His legacy will live on and inspire generations to come," said Abid Sher Ali, Minister Water and Power.
I’m heartbroken to hear about Abdul Razzak Yaqoob’s death. I would like to express my condolences to the bereaved family members of the deceased. said Aqeel Karim Dhedhi.
It was with sadness that I learned of the death of Abdul Razzaq Yaqoob, and I send prayerful condolences to all the family. Said Religious Scholor Allama Hassan Zafar Naqvi.
The steadfast commitment shown by Abdul Razzaq Yaqoob in promoting electronic media freedom is highly commendable. He added.
Political figures, army officials, philanthropists including Director General ISPR Major Genral Asim Sleem Bajwa, Javed Hashmi PTI, Abdul Sttar Edhi, Ramzan Chippa, Junaid Jamshed, Anwar Maqsood and others also sent condolence messages.
MQM Rabta Committee members, Media personalities and social activists also posted tributes on their twitter pages.
Abdul Razzaq Yaqoob was indeed a most admired and revered figure the world over.