Ali Haider’s recovery is no less than a miracle, says Yousaf Raza Gillani
LAHORE (92 News) – Former prime minister Syed Yousaf Raza Gillani has on Thursday said that Ali Haider Gillani’s recovery is no less than a miracle.
Talking to media outside his residence in Lahore on Thursday, Yousaf Raza Gillani said that he has received phone calls and messages of different political leaders throughout the country, expressing their happiness over the recovery of his son.
He said that Ali Haider Gillani is completely healthy and thanked almighty Allah for safe recovery of his son.
On the occasion, Ali Haider Gillani said that he always prayed even before being abducted by the Taliban three years ago.
He further expressed his gratitude to all the people around the country and including the people of Multan for giving him warm welcome.
Ali Haider Gillani, the son of former prime minister Yusuf Raza Gillani was recovered on Tuesday from Afghanistan’s Ghazni province, during a joint operation of US-Afghan forces. He was reunited with his family in Lahore yesterday (Wednesday).
Earlier, heavily armed men had kidnapped former premier Yousuf Raza Gilani’s son Ali Haider after killing his secretary in Pakistan’s Punjab province three years ago.
Ali Haider, 27, was campaigning in Mati area of Multan, 350 km from Lahore, when the gunmen intercepted his SUV and fired indiscriminately. The gunmen, who came to the spot on motorcycles and a car, took Ali Haider away with them.