Matriarch and mainstay

Died: Akhtar Nawzar Ostowari, 88, founder president of the Australian Zoroastrian Association (AZA) of New South Wales; on November 3, 2018 in Sydney. Regarded as the matriarch of the Zoroastrian community in Sydney, Akhtar will be remembered for her unconditional love, lifelong dedication and generosity for the Zoroastrian community in New South Wales. With her enthusiasm and vibrant personality, the AZA was formed in 1971. Akhtar was its first president planning for its future with enthusiasm and optimism. In one way or the other she was involved in several committees and sub-committees for various AZA activities. Over the years she has......

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