President Arif Alvi has expressed grief and sorrow over the death of prominent poet and writer Himayat Ali Shair.
In his condolence message, he prayed for the departed soul and commiserated with the bereaved family.
Paying glowing tributes to him, the President said Himayat Ali Shair's work in Urdu literature will always be remembered.
Meanwhile, Director General Radio Pakistan Shahera Shahid has also expressed deep grief and sorrow over the sad demise of veteran poet, broadcaster and journalist Himayat Ali Shair.
In her condolence message, she commiserated with the bereaved family and prayed that the departed soul may rest in Jannah tul Firdous and may Almighty Allah bless the departed soul. She prayed that the bereaved family may have the strength to bear the irreparable loss with fortitude.
DG PBC said that the services of Himayat Ali Shaer in diverse fields particularly for Radio Pakistan will be remembered for a long time.