ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s former overseas minister Abdul Sattar handed away on the age of 88 on Sunday night time, ARY Information reported.
In an announcement, the Overseas Workplace (FO) mentioned, “We’re deeply saddened to announce that former Overseas Minister Abdul Sattar has handed away.” His funeral prayer shall be provided at 11 am at H-11 graveyard in Islamabad on Monday.
Sattar was profession diplomat who rose to develop into the overseas secretary and served in that capability from 1986 to 1988, learn the assertion. The FO mentioned that he was an illustrious diplomat and an completed writer.
Expressing his grief over the unhappy demise of Abdul Sattar, Overseas Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi mentioned which will God give his household the braveness and power to bear the loss. On the event, Qureshi lauded his companies for the nation and added that Sattar was a illustrious and seasoned diplomat.
Previous to be appointed as Overseas minister of Pakistan in two non–consecutive phrases, Sattar briefly served within the Overseas Ministry, first serving as ambassador to the Soviet Union and everlasting consultant of Pakistan to Worldwide Atomic Power Company (IAEA).
He had authored a number of books on overseas coverage, and had received important reward of his diplomatic expertise and work.