Family announcement on the passing of Cde Aziz Pahad

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved Aziz Goolam Hoosein Pahad, during the evening of 27 September 2023, at the age of 82.

A patriot, freedom fighter and servant of the people throughout his life, former Deputy Minister Pahad was a dedicated member of the ANC, a brilliant diplomat and strategist who served as Member of Parliament and Deputy Minister for International Relations from 1994 to 2008.

He leaves behind his wife Angina, brother, children, his granddaughter, and extended family members. He is also mourned by countless friends, comrades and colleagues, in South Africa and across the world.

The announcement of the funeral arrangements will be done in due course. 


Issued on behalf of the Pahad Family

Dr Fazel Randera
083 633 7180