By Gul Nasreen
KARACHI: Mrs Asma Ali Shah, wife of former Sindh Minister Dr Muhammad Ali Shah (late), PTI leader Dr Imran Ali Shah, Bangalore Test Hero Iqbal Qasim, prominent playwright Anwar Maqsood, Bushra Ansari and others have condoled with Zoheb Hassan over the death of his father Basir Hassan, who died on Friday last.
Basir Hassan has left behind a widow, son Zoheb Hasan and a daughter. Nazia Hassan died way back in 2000.
He was 86 and laid to rest at Gizri graveyard. At the time of his death, ZOheb was in London, However through the efforts of Dr Imran Ali Shah, he got ticket to Pakistan. Imran Ali Shah also performed the ghusal of Mr Basir Hassan and had placed his body in mortuary for arrival of Zoheb from London.
Dr Imran Ali Shah and his wife Dr Shazia Imran were present during the last moments of Mr Basir, who sick for quite some time. Mr Basir Hassan’s cousin Asif Cousin was also present.
It may be mentioned here that Dr Imran Ali Shah’s mother Asma Shah and Zoheb Hassan’s mother Muneeza Basir had been family friends for decades. Muneeza Basir is also sick these days as she is suffering from Dementia.