Islamabad, 3 Feb 2017: Former President of Pakistan and President Pakistan Peoples Party Parliamentarians Asif Ali Zardari and Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari have condoled the death of renowned journalist Shahid hashmi. Shahid Hashmi was father of journalist Faraz Hashmi and maternal uncle of journalist Zafar Hashmi.
In their separate condolence messages the two leaders expressed their profound shock and grief over the news of death of Shahid Hashmi. They acknowledged services of Shahid Hashmi as a journalist. They prayed to Almighty Allah to grant eternal peace to the departed soul and strength and fortitude to the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss with equanimity.