Zardari condoles Yawar Saeed’s demise


ISLAMABAD: Former President Asif Ali Zardari on Friday expressed grief and sorrow over the death of Yawar Saeed, former Chief Operating Officer of the Pakistan Cricket Board, in Lahore the other day.

In a condolence message, Zardari said that the services of Yawar Saeed for the promotion of cricket in the country will be remembered for long time. Saeed, the son of first captain of Pakistan Cricket team Mian Muhammad Saeed, was the father in law of Chairman Senate Raza Rabbani.

Saeed was an accomplished bowler who served the Pakistan Cricket Board in various capacities and as manager of the national cricket team on numerous occasions, the former President said in his message. Zardari also prayed for eternal peace to the soul of late Yawar Saeed and patience to the members of bereaved family to bear the loss with fortitude.