PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtonkhwa Assembly on Friday offered condolence prayers on the passing of founder ARY Group Haji Abdul Razzaq Yaqoob, ARY News reported.
The assembly offered condolence prayers at the beginning of the session.
Haji Yaqoob passed away at the age of 69, leaving behind a widow and five daughters. The head of a prominent business group of Pakistan Haji Abdul Razzaq Yaqoob was born on May 7, 1944 in Surat city of Gujarat in India.
He played an important role in the national economy of Pakistan by leading a key business group of the country.
Haji Abdul Razzaq was also a philanthropist and reamained head of the World Memon Organization (WMO). The WMO is a charity organisation that runs schools and hospitals for the poor, gives scholarships to deserving students and also provides financial support to underprivileged people around the world in addition to building mosques.
With his hard work and struggle, he introduced the ARY Group on the national and international level.
He founded ARY Group in 1972. Haji Abdul Razzaq made Dubai the base for his business. His brother Haji Muhammad Iqbal also worked alongside him.