Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif here on Thursday prayed for the “speedy recovery” of senior Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani and termed his leadership as “a beacon of freedom for the people of Jammu and Kashmir”.
“On behalf of the people of Pakistan, I wish for full and speedy recovery of Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani who suffered a heart attack in New Delhi this morning,” a statement from Ministry of Foreign Affairs quoted Sharif as saying.
The prime minister said: “Syed Geelani’s indefatigable leadership is a beacon of freedom for the people of Jammu and Kashmir. We pray for his quick recovery and good health”.
Geelani was admitted to Max hospital in south Delhi on Thursday morning after he complained of chest pain and breathlessness.
“In the morning, Geelani sb complained of chest pain and was admitted at Max hospital new delhi. He is stable and under treatment, prayers are needed,” wrote Geelani’s son, Syed Naseem.