NA speaker, deputy speaker condole passing away of former deputy speaker

August 2, 2014 Off By Web Desk

Islamabad: Sardar Ayaz Sadiq, Speaker and Mr. Murtaza Javed Abbasi, Deputy Speaker National Assembly of Pakistan have condoled the passing away of Former Deputy Speaker Mrs. Ashraf Khatoon Abbasi.

In their separate condolence messages to her sons Dr. Safdar Ali Abbasi and Munawar Ali Abbasi, the Speaker and Deputy Speaker expressed their deep sense of grief and sorrow over the sad demise.

They said that she was a seasoned politician and during his tenure as Member, National Assembly and Deputy Speaker (11-08-1973 to 10-01-1977 and 03-12-1988 to 06-08-1990) she had rendered valuable contributions in Legislative Business.

“Her services for promotion of democracy and supremacy of Constitution in the country will be remembered for a long time to come,” they said.

They prayed Almighty Allah to rest the departed soul in eternal peace and grant the courage and strength to her sons and other members of the bereaved family to bear the irreparable loss with equanimity.

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