Naeem’s family said that the New Zealand authorities have formally called his wife to inform about their death.
Naeem was killed while trying to stop the terrorist who opened fire at the mosque. His son Talha was also killed along with him.
Pakistan's Deputy High Commissioner in Wellington is making all-out efforts to find the missing Pakistanis.
New Zealand was struck by two deadly attacks in Christchurch on Friday, with 49 people killed and another 20 seriously injured after gun assaults on mosques as Muslims worshipped.
During afternoon prayers on Friday, a gunman opened fire inside the Masjid al Noor mosque in central Christchurch, killing 41. Another seven were killed at a second mosque five kilometres away in suburban Linwood, three of them outside the building.
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