KABUL: Former President Hamid Karzai offered condolences over the death of veteran writer and author Azam Rahnaward Zaryab.
Karzai said Friday in a statement that late Zaryab dedicated his life to serve Afghanistan’s literature and left tens of literary works behind.
The former president called Zaryab’s death as a tragedy, wishing paradise for him and patience for his family.
Rahnaward Zaryab passed away in Kabul at a hospital on Friday morning. He was 77 years old.
Rahnaward Zaryab was born in 1944 in the Rika Khana area in Kabul.