Islamabad, December 22, 2012 (PPI-OT): President Asif Ali Zardari telephoned Saturday night Federal Railways Minister Haji Ghulam Bilor and condoled with him the death of his brother provincial minister Bashir Bilor.
Spokesperson Senator Farhatullah Babar said that the President paid tributes to the martyred ANP minister Bashir Bilor for his courage in standing up to the militants. The President recalled his conversation recently with Bashir Bilor to appreciate his courage in unequivocally condemning and standing against militancy and extremism, he said.
Describing his death as a national loss the President said that Bashir Bilor will always be remembered as a martyr who never flinched in the fight against militancy. He said that even in dying Bashir Bilor had rendered a service by strengthening national resolve to fight the bigots and extremists to the finish.
The President asked Haji Ghulam Bilor to convey his deepest sympathies and condolences to all members of the bereaved family and also to the worker of the ANP over this great loss. The President prayed for eternal rest to the soul of Bashir Bilor and all those martyred with him today and speedy recovery to those injured.
Haji Ghula Bilor thanked the President.
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