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President, PM condole death of veteran journalist Minhaj Barna

ISLAMABAD: President Asif Ali Zardari on Friday expressed deep grief and sorrow over the death of veteran journalist Minhaj Barna.The President prayed for the departed soul to rest in peace and grant of courage to the bereaved family to bear the loss with fortitude.

Barna was a legendary figure of journalism in the history of struggle of freedom of press. His iconic struggle inspired the successive generations of journalists to uphold the flag of free and independent media.

And, Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani has also expressed deep grief and sorrow over the sad demise of veteran journalist and founder of Pakistan Federal Union of Journalist (PFUJ) Minhaj Barna.

The Prime Minister in his message of condolence to the bereaved family paid rich tribute to late Minhaj Burna on his services for freedom of press and the welfare of the journalist community.

He said that his services would be long remembered by the journalist community. The Prime Minister prayed to Allah Almighty to shower his countless blessings upon the departed soul and grant courage to the bereaved family to bear this loss with patience and fortitude.
Source: Pakistan Times
Date:1/15/2011