LAHORE: Eminent fiction author, literary critic, columnist and children writer A. Hameed was laid to rest in Lahore. He was died yesterday and was a patient of cardiac disease, diabetes and kidney problems.
Abdul Hameed contributed to more than 100 books on fiction, children's literature and criticism on poetry. Hameed was also a popular writer of TV dramas.
A Hameed also wrote a much admired drama serial for children under the title of “Ainak wala Djinn” which was broadcasted in mid-90s on Pakistan Television.
Former Chief Justice of Lahore High Court, Khwaja Muhammad Sharif, Ataul Haq Qasmi and senior journalist Mujeeb ur Rehman Shami and his fans attended his funeral.
Prime Minister Gilani expressed his deep sorrow and grief over the demise of A. Hameed, APP reported.
The prime minister said in his message of condolence that the death of A. Hameed is not only a great loss to his family but also for the entire literary circles of the country.