PR No.5 Sir Gerald Kaufman was a true friend of Pakistan: Syed Ibne Abbas High Commissioner pays rich tributes to Sir Gerald Kaufman MP Islamabad: 01, April 2017
H.E. Syed Ibne Abbas, Pakistan High Commissioner to the UK paid rich tributes to Sir Gerald Kaufman MP who passed away last month. Speaking at a Memorial Tribute in Honour of Sir Gerald Kaufman MP at the House of House of Lords on 29 March 2017, the High Commissioner termed him a true friend of Pakistan as well as the voice of the voiceless and vulnerable segments of humanity, says a press release received from London here today.
The High Commissioner said: “Sir Gerald Kaufman MP was a veteran British parliamentarian, a wise man, and a great human being, who will be missed by all who knew him; a larger than life and iconic figure who set high standards in politics and always stood for rightful causes and for the rights of the oppressed people.
“He was a true friend of Pakistan, in recognition of which, he was conferred prestigious civil award of the country Hilal-e-Pakistan by the Government.”
The Memorial was attended by several Lords, MPs and members of the Pakistani community. All paid glowing tributes to Sir Gerald Kaufman as a great parliamentarian and great human being.