Srinagar: National Conference president Dr Farooq Abdullah and vice president Omar Abdullah on Monday expressed grief over the demise of former bureaucrat Muhammad Iqbal Khanday, a statement said.
Dr Farooq while expressing condolences on his demise said, “I pray for peace to the soul of deceased. I pray to almighty to give strength to the bereaved family to bear the loss.”
Omar Abdullah while offering condolences said that the deceased served on many key posts and that he would be remembered for his work ethics. “I offer my heartfelt condolences to the family of the Khanday sb. May his soul rest in peace,” he said.
Omar also participated in his Nimaz-e-Janaza prayers. He was accompanied by party general secretary Haji Ali Mohammad Sagar, Provincial President Nasir Aslam Wani.
Party’s senior leaders additional general secretary Sheikh Mustufa Kamal, senior leader Ab Rahim Rather, Mubarak Gul, Mian Altaf, Sakina Itoo, Chowdhary Ramzaan, Mohammad Shafi Uri, Chief Spokesperson Syed Aga Ruhullah Mehdi, North Zone President Mohammad Akbar Lone, Central Zone President Ali Mohammad Dar, South Zone President Dr Bashir Veeri, party legislators, YNC Provincial President Salman Ali Sagar, provincial Spokesperson Imran Nabi Dar and party leaders have also expressed grief over the demise of Iqbal Khanday.