LAHORE – A large number of people reached Raiwind on Saturday and expressed condolence to PML-N President Nawaz Sharif and Punjab CM Shahbaz Sharif over the sad demise of Abbas Sharif. Punjab Governor Makhdoom Syed Ahmad Mehmaood, Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Ch Nisar Ali Khan, JI leaders Liaqat Baloch, Dr Farid Peracha, and Dr Waseem Akhtar, PML-N Sindh President Ghous Ali Shah, Senator Muhammad Ishaq Dar, former President SCBA Asma Jahangir, Mian Amir Mahmood, PML-N Central Information Secretary Mushadhiddullah Khan, Central Media Coordinator Muhammad Mehdi, Vice Chairman PTI Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Chief Minister Gilgit-Biltastan Mehdi Shah, Talha Burki, Sahibzada Adul Kher Muhammad Zubar, DCO Lahore Noorul Ameen Mangal, Rana Sanaulla, and others poured in for condolence and offered Fateha for the departed. Qul: Qul of late Muhammad Abbas Sharif will be held at 11am at Jati Umra, Raiwind, on Sunday (today) and Dua will be offered at 1pm.

Published in The Nation newspaper on 13-Jan-2013