Rawalpindi - Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday expressed his profound grief and sorrow over the death of Agha Riaz-ul-Islam, an ex-MPA of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP).

During a telephonic conversation with Shah Ghulam Qadir, the brother-in-law of the deceased, PM Sharif lauded the role of PPP legislator and his active role in politics. He also prayed to Allah Almighty for resting the departed soul in eternal peace and granting patience and courage to the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss with fortitude.

On the other hand, PML-N leader Raja Zafar-ul-Haq, former MNA Muhammad Hanif Abbasi, MPA Raja Muhammad Hanif, former MPA Sardar Nasim, MSF President Maqbool Ahmed Khan, and many other political leaders and workers visited the residence of the deceased and condoled his death.

Agha Riaz-ul-Islam passed away on Tuesday last and was laid to rest in graveyard of Dhoke Elahi Bux.

According to family members, the Qul of Agha Riaz Ul Islam would be held today (Thursday) at his residence.