Jammu and Kashmir National Conference on Sunday expressed profound grief over the demise of renowned doctor and brother-in-law of party President Dr Farooq Abdullah, Dr Muhammad Ali Mattoo, who passed away here after a prolonged illness.
It is pertinent to mention here that Late Dr Muhammad Ali Matoo was the son of a renowned businessman of his times, and a close associate of Sher-e-Kashmir Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah, Kwaja Muhammad Abdullah Mattoo of Zainakadal, Srinagar. Late Dr Muhammad Ali Mattoo was a renowned Doctor; he served as superintendent at SMHS hospital and at SKIMS. A man of knowledge, he was known for his humble disposition and cheerful nature. A dignified and upright person Mattoo sahib embodied nobility, dignity and grace, said NC spokesperson in a statement.
The party rank and file is in unison with the grief-stricken family in particular with the wife of deceased Prof. Suriya Mattoo Abdullah, and his daughter Dr Nyla Ali Khan.
The party expresses heartfelt condolences to the party president and Member of Parliament from Srinagar Dr Farooq Abdullah and Vice President Omar Abdullah in their hour of grief, said the spokesman.