Abdul Hafeez Pirzada laid to rest (Regional Times (Pakistan))

The funeral prayers of prominent lawyer Abdul Hafeez Pirzada were offered in the presence of large number of people on Saturday. His body was shifted from Karachi to Sukkur Aiport from where it was taken to Jeay Shah Badshah shrine and laid to rest after funerals.

Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leaders Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Jahangir Khan Tarin, Pakistan People Party leader and Sindh Information Minster Nisar Khuhro, lawyers and people from different walks of life attended the funeral prayers.

Pirzada. Pakistan’s one of the senior most law experts, in London where he was under medical treatment for some time.

Born in 1941, Pirzada was one of the founding members of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and provided his legal services as an advisor and aid to Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto – the former prime minister of Pakistan.

Hafeez Pirzada also served as federal law minister and a member of a committee that drafted 1973 Constitution of Pakistan. He had also played an important role as a part the legal team that fought Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto’s case in late 70s.