Pakistan Observes Day Of Official Mourning Over Demise Of Geelani

SRINAGAR: Condoling the demise of senior separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani, Pakistan is observing a day of official mourning on Thursday.

In his couple of tweets, Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan expressed grief over the demise and said the country will observe a day of official mourning.

“Deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Kashmiri freedom fighter Syed Ali Geelani who struggled all his life for his people & their right to self-determination. He suffered incarceration & torture by the Occupying Indian state but remained resolute,” he wrote on Twitter.

In another tweet, Khan wrote, “we in Pakistan salute his courageous struggle & remember his words: ‘Hum Pakistani hain aur Pakistan Humara hai’. The Pakistan flag will fly at half-mast and we will observe a day of official mourning.”


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