Saturday October 02, 2021

President, PM Mourn Death of Umer Sharif

ISLAMABAD; President Arif Alvi, Prime Minister Imran Khan, and Opposition Leader Shehbaz Sharif on Saturday mourned the death of legendary comedian Umer Sharif, who breathed his last in Germany today while being airlifted to the United States for medical treatment.

In a message from his personal Twitter handle, the prime minister said that he was saddened to learn regarding the death of Umar Sharif.

“I had the good fortune of touring with him to raise funds for [Shaukat Khanum Memorial Hospital] SKMT,” he said.

The prime minister said that his prayers and condolences go to the family of the comedian.

President Arif Alvi also expressed grief over the demise of Umer Sharif and said that he had a unique sense of humour. He prayed for the eternal peace of Sharif and condole with the family over their loss.

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