Prime Minister condoles death of Journalist Bashir Ahmad Qureshi

Islamabad, July 11, 2012 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf in a message to Sarmad Bashir, renowned journalist and former President of Lahore Press Club, has expressed deep condolences over the sad demise of his father Bashir Ahmad Qureshi.

The Prime Minister paid glowing tributes to late Bashir Ahmad Qureshi and said that he was a veteran journalist who rendered meritorious services in the field of journalism and immensely contributed in promoting healthy and responsible journalism.

Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf further said that Bashir Ahmad Qureshi was highly liked and popular among his contemporaries. He was devoted to his profession and set high professional standards, the Prime Minster added.

The Prime Minster prayed Almighty Allah to bless the departed soul and rest him in eternal peace and grant the bereaved family members the strength to bear this irreparable loss with fortitude.

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