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Veteran journalist and PPP stalwart Wajid Shamsul Hasan passes away

He was suffering from an ailment over the past two years

Veteran journalist Wajid Shamsul HasanVeteran journalist Wajid Shamsul Hasan is no more | OyeYeah News

Veteran journalist Wajid Shamsul Hasan and a close aide of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto passed away in London on Tuesday.

As being reported, Hasan was suffering from an ailment over the past two years and had been seeking treatment for it over the past six weeks.

Details about his funeral will be announced by the family shortly.

Taking it to social media, PPP’s senior leader Senator Sherry Rehman shared the news of Wajid Shamsul Hasan’s demise.

“Shocked, saddened to hear that #PPP stalwart Wajid Shamsul Hasan passed away. He spent a lifetime of devotion to democracy, human rights, free press, and the PPP. What a loss!Heartfelt condolences to his family and the broader civil society community he was deeply involved with,” Rehman tweeted.

Wajid Shamsul Hasan has been a Pakistani diplomat since June 2008. He served as the High Commissioner of Pakistan to the United Kingdom.

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Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.