Businessman Naushad Merali, who is the founder of Kencell (now Airtel) and Sameer Group has died in Nairobi, his family has confirmed.
“It is with profound grief and sorrow that we inform you of the sad demise of Dr. Naushad Noorali Merali in Nairobi.
“The deceased was the Husband to Zarin Bai Merali and Father to Br. Sameer Merali, Sis. Yasmin Merali, son of Noorali Merali (“Bapa”) and Brother to Marhum Mohamed Merali, Fatma Bai Nasser, Gully Bai Datoo, Marhum Bashir Merali, Shabbir Bhai Merali and Parin Bai Moloo
“Burial will be held today 3rd July, 2021.
“It is the family’s request that Covid protocols be adhered to firmly hence, only immediate members of the family and those assisting with the burial proceedings to attend. The family thanks you for honouring this request.
“Details of a Memorial for the wider Community and friends will be circulated in due course,” a statement read.
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