Veteran TV presenter, interviewer and journalist Mofeed Fawzi died on Sunday at the age of 89 after a long battle with illness.
Fawzi was hospitalized several days ago after a sharp deterioration in his health condition.
His daughter Hanan said funeral service will be held at El Maraashly Church in Cairo district of Zamalek at 12:00 p.m.
Born in 1933, Fawzy graduated from the Faculty of Arts, Cairo University, in 1959. Throughout his life, he interviewed a large number of important political, literary, and artistic figures in the Arab world.
He was the first to introduce the idea of press television and is best known for his program Hadeeth Al Madena (Talk of the Town) which he presented for nearly 26 years. He was also the editor-in-chief of “Sabah al-Khayr” magazine published by Rose al-Yūsuf.
Fawzy was married to late broadcaster Amal al-Omdah and is survived by one daughter.