Pakistan Movement worker Ahmad Saeed Kirmani passes away


LAHORE: Renowned advocate and Pakistan Movement worker Ahmad Saeed Kirmani on Sunday passed away in Lahore.

Advocate Kirmani was 95-years-old and had been ill for some time, according to a statement issued by his son Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader and Senator Asif Kirmani.

The advocate was a close associate of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah and a central Muslim League leader.

Moreover, he also served as the party’s president during the 60s.

Kirmani later joined the Pakistan Muslim League with Nawaz Sharif as the party’s leader.

Kirmani joined the Supreme Court as an advocate in October of 1957.

Furthermore, he also served as a minister during the General Ayub Khan regime.

During the 70s, Kirmani was Pakistan’s envoy to Egypt and is also the former Lahore High Court Bar Association (LHCBA) president.

His funeral prayers were offered later in the day at Lahore Bahawalpur Road Eid Gah.