President Mamnoon Hussain has expressed deep grief and sorrow over the sad demise of renowned writer and intellectual Intizar Hussain. The President said that with the demise of Intizar Hussain the country has lost an eminent Urdu writer. The President stated that Intizar Hussain through his celebrated works promoted Urdu literature and his services in this regard would forever be remembered.
In his condolence message, the President prayed for salvation of the departed soul. The President commiserated with the bereaved family and prayed that they bear their irreparable loss with fortitude.