SRINAGAR, April 20: Former finance minister Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari on Saturday expressed deep shock and grief over demise of the daughter of Mian Altaf Ahmed, the former minister and senior leader of National Conference.
In a condolence message issued here, Bukhari described the demise of Benazir Altaf at such a young age, a huge loss to the family, friends and acquaintances of Mian Saheb’s family. “I extend my heartfelt condolences to Mian Altaf Sahib, his family, friends and associates at this time of grief,” Bukhari said, adding that the loss of a daughter that too at such a young age is heartbreaking.
“I am sorry to hear the news about her demise. Words cannot express how I felt after learning about it. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your entire family. May her beautiful memories sustain and bring comfort to you during this difficult season,” the former finance minister remarked.
Bukhari prayed for the eternal peace to the departed soul and courage to the family to find strength at this most difficult time.
“I humbly pray for strength to the bereaved family especially to Mian Altaf Saheb to bear this irreparable loss. Though the void left by the demise of your daughter can not be filled but may her reminiscence keep going and provide you the much needed courage as you navigate the difficult days ahead. Please accept my deepest condolences,” Bukhari said while expressing solidarity with the bereaved family.