Federal Minister for Education, National Heritage and Culture Division, Shafqat Mehmood on Saturday condoled the death of world famed Pakistani singer Shaukat Ali.
The Minister paid tribute to the legendary singer for his contributions to the music world, said a press release issued here.
Shaukat Ali was a pride of Pakistan, his unique style and voice was equally popular at home and abroad.
His love for the country and the music always reflected in his performance, the minister said.
He said the versatile artist won not only awards but also the love of Pakistani people by presenting national songs and specially the “Jag Utha Hai Sara Watan” in 1965 was a great source of aspiration for the people of Pakistan.
The minister said Shaukat Ali represented Pakistan abroad especially in India in 1982 at the Asian Games in New Delhi, adding he would remain alive through his music in our hearts.—APP