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Rich tributes paid to (Late) Abdul Majeed Malik.

ISLAMABAD -- Leader of the House in Senate, Raja Zafar ul Haq paid tribute to former Federal Minister Lt Gen A(r) Abdul Majeed Malik for his immense contribution in various spheres of life and termed him as a national asset.

He was speaking at the national literary reference in memory of former Federal Minister, Lt Gen A(r) Abdul Majeed Malik organized by Preston University and Archaeological and Historical Association of Pakistan (AHAP).

He said rising from the level of an ordinary clerk to Lt General, Abdul Majeed Malik has made big achievements through his intellectualism, patriotism and positive approach.

Federal Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, Sheikh Aftab Ahmed on the occasion said Abdul Majeed Malik has proved himself best as a political figure, ambassador and an army personnel.

He said being a politician, Abdul Majeed Malik reshaped the political course not only of India but of Pakistan as well. His political achievements were torch bearer for others.

Likewise as an ambassador, Abdul Majeed Malik demonstrated what role should be played by the ambassador for the country. And when he joined army, through his dedication, honesty and wisdom, he reached to the level of Lt General from a clerk.

About the incident of famous Qawwal, Amjad Sabri killing, he said this act of terrorism was an attempt to destabilize the country and we as a nation must fight the menace of terrorism unitedly.

Member National Assembly, Major A(r) Tahir Iqbal said Abdul Majeed Malik was a person who once use to go to school with bare foot due to poor living conditions and he with his dedication and abilities achieved many successes in his life.

Abdul Majeed Malik has also played his active role in the second World War, Tahir Iqbal said.

Chairman Archaeological and Historical Association of Pakistan, Dr. Ghazanfar Mehdi urged the government to include the achievements and contribution of such personalities in the curriculum so that future generations can know about the history.

He also called for naming the 14 kilometre long road in Chakwal-the place from where Abdul Majeed Malik belongs as Shahrah-i-Abdul Majeed Malik.

He also invited the attention of the government toward the damaging archaeological sites including Shahab ud Din Ghauri Mosque on Margalla hills and other such sites, urging to protect and preserve these on early basis.

All the participants of the event prayed for Lt Gen A(r) Abdul Majeed Malik as well as Amjad Sabri to rest their soul in eternal peace and grant courage to their bereaved family members.

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Date:Jun 25, 2016
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