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March 27, 2020

PAL chairman condoles death of poets

Islamabad

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March 27, 2020

Islamabad : Chairman Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) Dr. Yousuf Khusk on Thursday expressed his deep sorrow over the deaths of renowned poets Nusrat Zaidi and Rafique Ahmed.

The chairman in his condolence message prayed to Almighty Allah to rest the departed souls in eternal peace and grant courage to the bereaved families to bear this irreparable loss with equanimity.

He said that Rafique Ahmed was asset of country and wrote many books like Allama Iqbal, Quaid-e-Azam and the ideology of Pakistan and "Economic Elements of the Islamic Welfare State in the Light of Iqbal Thoughts".

He said that with the passing of renowned poet Nusrat Zaidi, Urdu literature has lost a strong poet and cultural figure.