LONDON: The renowned and respected medical doctor, intellectual and elder of the British Afghan community Professor Sherzad Yaquby, has passed away in London.

The funeral is being held on Friday 28 February 2020 after Jummah Prayer at Harrow Central Mosque located at 34 Station Rd, Harrow, London HA1 2SQ.

He will be laid to rest in the Gardens of Peace Muslim Cemetery at 1 Five Oaks Ln, Chigwell IG7 4QP.

Professor Yaquby served selflessly whether it was in the medical field inspiring a generation of doctors or working for the community inspiring young British Afghans to contribute to society.

He will be missed by all. May his soul rest in peace.

All members of the community are requested to join in the funeral by his sons Dr Najibullah Yaquby, Engineer Mirwais Yaquby, Mohammad Haroon Yaquby and Sharifullah Yaquby.

For more information, please contact: Khalid: 07738 021380 or Mirwais 07429201239.