ISLAMABAD: Renowned poetess Farzana Naz has passed away on Tuesday, a day after she fell from the stage during the concluding ceremony of the National Book Festival at Pakistan-China Centre in Islamabad yesterday.
She was under treatment in the intensive care unit (ICU) at a private hospital in the federal capital. The poetess, however, failed to recover from the injuries caused by the fall and passed away at the hospital today.
Prime Minister’s Advisor Irfan Siddiqui has expressed condolence on the sad demise of poetess Farzana Naz. He said all the arrangements will be made to sponsor children of the deceased poetess.