Tribune News Service
New Delhi, September 2
Pakistan will mourn the passing away of the separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani by flying the flag at half mast and will also 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,” Prime Minister Imran Khan said in a tweet.
“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,” Khan said in another tweet.
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