RAWALPINDI, Pakistan: A Condolence Reference was arranged at the Rawalpindi Press Club in the memory of Journalist Adeel Sarwar on Wednesday.
The Secretary Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) Nasir Zaidi, the President National Press Club (NPC) Shakeel Anjum, the Secretary NPC Anwar Raza, the Federal Parliamentary Secretary for Narcotics Sheikh Rashid Shafiq, the ex-Mayor Rawalpindi Sardar Naseem, Allama Syed Qamar Haider Zaidi & Bu Ali Mehdi from Tehreek-e-Nifaz-e Fiqh-e-Jafferia, the Chairman Green Task Force Dr. Jamal Nasir, the Vice President Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) Nadeem Sheikh, the representative of Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Raza Ahmad Shah, representatives of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) Arif Abbasi & Sajid Qureshi, the representative of Jamiat Ulema Islam Allama Syed Izhar Hussain Bukhari, the President Anjuman Tajiran Rawalpindi Shahid Ghafoor Paracha, the ex-Presidents NPC Farooq Faisal Khan & Shakeel Qarar, the Joint Secretary NPC Shakeel Jaleel, the representative of Awami Tehreek Ghulam Ali, the representative of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Women Wing Samina Shoaib, representative of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Sajjada Nasheen, Syed Aitbar Bukhari, Shah Chan Chiragh & Miss Sumera Gull, and senior journalists Aziz Alvi, Shoaib Bhutta, Iqbal Malik, Syed Gulzar Saqi, Mudassir Naqvi, Shafqat Turabi, Sheikh Hameed, Mansoor Satti, Sajid Sheikh & Khurram Latif along with other political, social and religious personalities addressed the gathering.
The uncle of late Adeel Sarwar, Dr. Tanveer Alvi, and his cousins Abdul Rauf and Asad Zaman specially joined the session.
The speakers maintained that Adeel Sarwar was a very dynamic, well-mannered, intelligent and empathetic person who was devoted to worldly affairs as well as to the affection of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and Ahlul Bayt (AS). He always keeps an eye on local, regional and international politics and he will always be remembered for his services for the community.
The Mukhtar Organization presented a memorial shield in the honor of the late journlist to his uncle.
The Voice of America Journalist Ali Furqan read a special essay in the memory of the journalist who was a childhood friend.
In his essay, Ali Furqan informed the participants about the early days of Adeel Sarwar and his professional abilities.
Pir of Mohra Sharif Mujtaba Farooq Gull offered the dua at the conclusion of the reference.
Afterward, prayers for the forgiveness of the journalist Adeel Sarwar and his father were offered.
Adeel Sarwar was badly injured in a traffic accident on Mandra-Chakwal road on October 17, 2020 while traveling to his hometown along with his family. Due to the fatal accident, his father died on the spot while the journalist remained on a death bed for over three months and passed away on January 21, 2021.