Qaim condoles demise of renowned writer and educationist professor Afaq Siddiqui

Karachi, June 17, 2012 (PPI-OT): Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah has condoled the sad demise of renowned educationist, poet and writer Professor Afaq Siddiqui while expressing his profound grief over the sad demise of distinguished writer he prayed to Almighty Allah to rest the departed soul in eternal peace and to give courage to the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss.

In his condolence message Chief Minister Sindh lauded the services of Late Proffessor Afaq Siddiqui in the field of literature and poetry. Chief Minister Sindh further said that by translating “ Shah Jo Risalo” in Urdu Late Afaq Sidddiqui not only introduced the philosophy and message of great Sufi poet Hazrat Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai to the Urdu speaking community but he also authored many books in Urdu as well as Sindhi language. His literary work is not only an asset for literary circles but next generations will get benefit from his untiring work, he added.

Chief Minister Sindh said that Professor Afaq Siddiqui did authentic research work on Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai and translated his peace loving message in Urdu Language. He added that through his literary contributions professor Afaq played role as a bridge between Urdu and Sindhi speaking people and his research work on Shah Bhittai (R.A) will be remembered for long time.

For more information, contact:
Mr. Allah Bachayo Memon
Press Secretary
Chief Minister House
Tel: +9221 99202019
Cell: +92300-3524057 (Ext: 336)

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