President of Geo and Jang Group, Imran Aslam passed away at the age of 70 after battling an illness at a local hospital.
The veteran journalist played a key role in the launching of the Geo Network which includes Geo News, Geo Entertainment and Geo Super. Previously he also worked as Chief News Editor and senior editor at The News.
Apart from journalism, Imran Aslam was known for the scriptwriting for more than 60 successful stage plays and television dramas including Dastak, Khaleej, Bisaat, Rozy. Parey Hut Love was also one of his recent notable works.
Netizens poured in condolences this morning as soon as the news of his passing broke over the internet.
Imran Aslam's son Taimur said his father's funeral prayers will be offered after Asr prayers near their house and the burial will take place at a graveyard in DHA, Phase 8.