Prominent architect Pirzada Aslam Raza Siddiqui who was elder brother of University of Karachi Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Pirzada Qasim has passed away in Karachi on 26th January, 2012 (Thursday). Namaz-i-Janaza of late Pirzada Aslam Raza Siddiqui was held on 27th January, 2012 after Juma prayers at Tooba Mosque DHA, Korangi Road.
Pirzada Aslam Raza Siddiqui was appointed as special consultant by former Saudi Arabia King Fahd bin Abdul Aziz for the extension of Masjid-e-Nabvi project. He also competed in international design competition of Mazar-e-Quaid in which his design came at third number. Among his note able work he has deigned National Assembly building, Hamdard University, Data Darbar Mosque and Jang Building.
The Vice-Chancellor of University of Karachi Prof. Dr. Pirzada Qasim was abroad when his brother died.