SRINAGAR, April 25: Former finance minister Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari on Thursday expressed deep shock and grief over the demise of noted businessman and philanthropist Ghulam Hassan Mir of Athwajan, Panthachowk.
In his condolence message issued here, Bukhari who is outside the State, described Mir’s demise as a huge loss for the bereaved family, its friends and associates.
Expressing solidarity with the bereaved family, the former finance minister prayed for the eternal peace to the departed soul and courage to it to face this difficult time of grief.
“I personally knew Late Mir sahib very closely. He had not only carved a niche in business establishment but was equally known for his humility among his friends and associates,” Bukhari observed.
He remarked that the void left in the business fraternity by the demise of Mir Saheb is hard to be filled. “I extend my heartfelt condolences to the grief stricken family to bear this inconsolable loss.”