PR No. 102 Islamabad

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has expressed deep grief and sorrow over the sad demise of legendary cricketer Hanif Muhammad.

Sympathizing with the bereaved family, the Prime Minister prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and forbearance to the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss.

Pakistan has lost a great asset today. The services of Mr. Hanif Muhammad for promotion of cricket in Pakistan are matchless. He earned worldwide recognition as test cricketer through his remarkable performances, the Prime Minister said. He earned goodwill for the country through his illustrious toil for which the entire nation is indebted to him, added the Prime Minister. As a fine human being and as a legendary cricketer, Mr. Hanif Muhammad was a source of inspiration for all of us; he will remain a source of inspiration and pride for us in times ahead. He will be dearly missed in all times to come, the Prime Minister expressed.