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Pakistan envoy condoles E. Ahamed’s death

New Delhi, Feb 1: Pakistan envoy Abdul Basit on Wednesday condoled the death of senior Kerala parliamentarian E. Ahamed. “My sincere condolences. I have fond memories of meeting him a few times,” Basit tweeted. “May Allah bless the departed soul,” he added. Ahamed, an IUML MP from Mallapuram, Kerala, had served as Minister of State for Exterl Affairs in the previous UPA government. He died here early on Wednesday, hours after collapsing in the Central Hall of Parliament on Tuesday during the President’s address. He had suffered a cardiac arrest, and was rushed to hospital. (IANS)