No govt con­do­lence on Aftab death

Pakistan Observer - - INTERNATIONAL -

KARACHI— Mut­tahida Quami Move­ment (MQM) leader Dr. Fa­rooq Sat­tar lamented on gov­ern­ment’s in­dif­fer­ence over the death of party worker Aftab Ahmed in cus­tody of a se­cu­rity agency. He said, “Prime Min­is­ter Nawaz Sharif did not com­mis­er­ate over Aftab’s death. More­over, nei­ther Sindh nor the fed­eral gov­ern­ment con­tacted MQM in this con­nec­tion.” What is this if not apa­thy? he added. liver, kid­ney and heart com­pli­ca­tions at the Pak­istan In­sti­tute of Med­i­cal Sci­ences (PIMS). He was 90. Am­bas­sador Kore­shi is sur­vived by his wife Mah Gul Begum, son Dr Za­farul­lah Khan Kore­shi, se­nior pro­fes­sor of Nu­clear Tech­nol­ogy at Air Univer­sity and daugh­ter Dr Sam­ina. His wife is daugh­ter of the Nawab of Lo­haru (Haryana), Sir Amirud­din Ah­mad Khan.

De­spite hail­ing from a distin­guished fam­ily and en­joy­ing a bril­liant ca­reer, Dr Kore­shi was a hum­ble and friendly.

His book ‘Diplo­mats and Diplo­macy’ is con­sid­ered the finest book on the art of diplo­macy. He also wrote six books that in­clude ‘Story of an Era’ from 1947 to the present day Pak­istan. Be­ing a pro­lific writer, Dr Sami­ul­lah Kore­shi also wrote ar­ti­cles for sev­eral news­pa­pers in­clud­ing Pak­istan Ob­server and his last book is a com­pi­la­tion of his ar­ti­cles and col­umns. Very few peo­ple know that he had asked his pub­lisher to do­nate the roy­alty of his books among to poor chil­dren and wi­d­ows.

He used to say, ‘What­ever we are to­day, it is be­cause of Pak­istan and be­fore com­plain­ing what Pak­istan

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