Jammu: Kashmir Administrative Services (KAS) Officers Association today expressed grief and sorrow over the sad demise of Abid Maqbool, a young, energetic and upright KAS officer, who was presently posted as Deputy Director Tourism, Kashmir.
According to an official handout, a condolence meeting of KAS officers convened here on Sunday in which special prayers were held for the eternal peace of the departed soul.
Paying rich tributes to the deceased, the speakers said that Abid was a noble soul and a dedicated officer whose demise has left a huge void in the service. “It is a great personal loss for every one of us,” they said and added that it is a moment of grief and mourning for the whole KAS fraternity as everybody, who knew Abid, cherished him.
The KAS officers expressed heartfelt sympathies with the bereaved family. “We pray to Almighty Allah to give his family and friends the strength to bear this terrible loss,” they said.