ISLAMABAD, Feb 12 (SABAH): The Senate on Monday passed a resolution expressing profound grief and sorrow over the death of Senator Haji Saifullah Khan Bangash.
The resolution moved by Leader of House Raja Muhammad Zafarul Haq said that Saifullah Khan Bangash was a distinguished politician, seasoned parliamentarian and a renowned businessman. He made useful contributions in the Senate’s discussion.
The resolution said that the services rendered by late Bangash will long be remembered. Commiserating with the bereaved family, the house prayed to God Almighty to shower his blessings on the departed soul.
The house also passed three other condolence resolutions on the deaths of former Senators Mir Hazar Khan Bajrani and Abdul Majeed Qazi and prominent human rights activist Asma Jehangir.
Paying tributes to the services of former Senator Mir Hazar Khan Bajrani, the resolution said that the late Senator actively participated in the movement for restoration of democracy.
The resolution paying tributes to former Senator Abdul Majeed Qazi said the late Senator’s contributions in the field of oil and gas will always be remembered.
One of the resolutions also acknowledged the services rendered by Asma Jehangir for the protection of rights of women, children and marginalized segments of the society including the minorities. The resolution also appreciated her services for the cause of democracy saying Asma Jehangir was a fierce fighter and defender of democracy.