Islamabad, September 02 (KMS): Foreign Minister, Shah Mehmood Qureshi on his Twitter handle, while expressing regret over sudden demise of Hurriyat leader, Syed Ali Gilani, said Pakistan mourns the loss of Syed Ali Shah Gilani, torch bearer of the Kashmir freedom movement.
Syed Ali Gilani fought for the rights of Kashmiris till the very end, under house arrest of Indian occupation. May he rest in peace and may his dream of freedom come true, he added.
Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Chaudhry Fawad Hussain also expressed grief and sorrow over the sad demise of veteran Kashmiri leader Syed Ali Gilani.
In his video message the Information Minister said the sad news of Gilani’s death has shocked and saddened the people of Kashmir as well as Pakistan.
He said the candle to fight against Indian tyranny lit by Syed Ali Gilani in Kashmir would continue till winning independence.
President of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and Opposition Leader of National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif lauded lifelong struggle the Hurriyat leader and said that he was true to his cause and left the world with the slogan ‘We are Pakistanis, Pakistan is ours’.
The PML-N President said that Ali Gilani was a great freedom fighter and a visionary leader who held the flag of independence of Jammu and Kashmir throughout his life.