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Interim Minister Ali Zafar, Delegation Meets Sushma Swaraj

Interim Information Minister Ali Zafar attended the last rites of former Indian prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in New Delhi on Friday.
Later Pakistan’s Law and Information minister Syed Ali Zafar who was in Delhi to represent Pakistan at Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s funeral, met Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.
Syed Ali Zafar was accompanied by Director India at Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA), Fariha Bugti, Director General South Asia, South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) and Spokesperson at MoFA, Muhammad Faisal and Director to Law and Information Minister, Danyal Gillani.
India’s top leadership, foreign dignitaries, and the common man mourned the death of Atal Bihari Vajpayee and bid an emotional farewell to the former prime minister who was one of the most-loved leaders in decades and had acceptability across a diverse ideological spectrum.
Foreign dignitaries such as Bhutan King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, Afghan politician Hamid Karzai, and Bangladesh Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali also paid last respects to the leader.Vajpayee, 93, died at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here last evening after a prolonged illness.
Last night, Vajpayee’s body was taken to his official residence on Krishna Menon Marg from AIIMS where he was admitted in June.