Sir Gerald Kaufman was a true friend of Pakistan: Syed Ibne Abbas

High Commissioner pays rich tributes to Sir Gerald Kaufman MP

London:  H.E. Syed Ibne Abbas, Pakistan High Commissioner to the UK paid rich tributes to Sir Gerald Kaufman MP who passed away last month. Speaking at a Memorial Tribute in Honour of Sir Gerald Kaufman MP at the House of House of Lords on 29 March 2017, the High Commissioner termed him a true friend of Pakistan as well as the voice of the voiceless and vulnerable segments of humanity.

The High Commissioner said: “Sir Gerald Kaufman MP was a veteran British parliamentarian, a wise man, and a great human being, who will be missed by all who knew him; a larger than life and iconic figure who set high standards in politics and always stood for rightful causes and for the rights of the oppressed people.

“He was a true friend of Pakistan, in recognition of which, he was conferred prestigious civil award of the country Hilal-e-Pakistan by the Government.”

The Memorial was attended by several Lords, MPs and members of the Pakistani community. All paid glowing tributes to Sir Gerald Kaufman as a great parliamentarian and great human being.

March 29, 2017

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