ISLAMABAD, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 11th August, 2016) : Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Thursday expressed deep grief and sorrow over the sad demise of legendary cricketer Hanif Muhammad. Expressing his sympathies with the bereaved family, he prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and forbearance to the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss, according to a PM house statement. "Pakistan has lost a great asset today.
The services of 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, the prime minister added. He said that as a fine human being and as a legendary cricketer, Hanif Muhammad was a source of inspiration for all of us and he would remain a source of inspiration and pride for us in times ahead. Hanif Muhammad would be dearly missed in all times to come, the prime minister remarked.