The eldest daughter of ARY CEO Salman Iqbal has passed away. Condolences are pouring in as the nation expresses its sadness over the demise of Salman Iqbal’s daughter.
The funeral prayers and burial of Sumaiya Salman will take place in Dubai tomorrow۔ The ARY family has requested prayers from the public for the eternal peace of the departed soul.
Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and President Dr Arif Alvi have also condoled the death of ARY CEO Salman Iqbal’s daughter.
“Deeply saddened to hear about the passing of ARY’s Salman Iqbal’s daughter. My heartfelt condolences and prayers are with the family during this difficult time,” President Arif Alvi said.
Deeply saddened to hear about the passing of ARY’s Salman Iqbal's daughter. My heartfelt condolences and prayers are with the family during this difficult time
— Dr. Arif Alvi (@ArifAlvi) May 5, 2023
“There are no words to express the grief I felt when I learned about Salman Iqbal’s daughter, Samaya Salman’s sudden passing away at a young age. May Allah provide strength to Salman Iqbal and his family to bear her loss! To Allah, we belong and to Allah we shall return. May Allah be merciful to the departed soul and give her a place in Jannah!” Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif tweeted.
There are no words to express the grief I felt when I learned about Salman Iqbal’s daughter, Samaya Salman’s sudden passing away at a young age. May Allah provide strength to Salman Iqbal and his family to bear her loss! To Allah we belong and to Allah we shall return. May Allah…
— Shehbaz Sharif (@CMShehbaz) May 5, 2023
The official Twitter account of Pakistan’s National Assembly released a statement on behalf of Speaker Raja Pervez Ashraf and Deputy Speaker Zahid Akram Durrani, who expressed deep sorrow and grief over the death of CEO ARY Network Salman Iqbal’s daughter.
They said the death of the deceased is an irreparable loss for the bereaved family which cannot be compensated soon. They prayed to Allah Almighty to raise the ranks of the deceased and grant patience to the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss.
اسپیکر قومی اسمبلی راجہ پرویز اشرف اور ڈپٹی اسپیکر زاہد اکرم درانی نے سی ای او اے آر وائی (ARY) نیٹ ورک سلمان اقبال کی صاحبزادی کے انتقال پر گہرے دکھ اور افسوس کا اظہار کیا ہے۔
انہوں نے کہا کہ مرحومہ کی وفات سوگوار خاندان کے لیے ناقابلِ تلافی نقصان ہے جسے تادیر پورا نہیں کیا…
— National Assembly 🇵🇰 (@NAofPakistan) May 5, 2023
Other leading political leaders also condoled the death of Salman Iqbal’s daughter.
“My heartfelt condolences on the sudden passing away of Sumaya Salman, daughter of Salman. May Allah provide the family strength and patience to bear this tragedy. May Allah shower on her soul His Blessings. Ameen!” PML-N leader and Planning Minister Ahsan Iqbal said.
My heartfelt condolences on sudden passing away of Sumaya Salman, daughter of @Salman_ARY .
May Allah provide the family strength and patience to bear this tragedy. May Allah shower on her soul His Blessings. Ameen!
— Ahsan Iqbal (@betterpakistan) May 5, 2023
“Condolences to Salman and the ARY family on the sad demise of his eldest daughter. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family,” ANP spokesperson Samar Haroon Bilour said.
— Samar Haroon Bilour (@SamarHBilour) May 5, 2023
“We belong to God and we return to Him! Salman Iqbal Bhai’s daughter Sameeha Salman may Allah grant her a place in Jannat al-Firdous – this is a great shock – we are with her in this hour of sorrow and grief – may Allah grant patience, especially to the parents and relatives. – Ameen,” PTI senator Faisal Javed Khan said.
إِنَّا لِلَّٰهِ وَإِنَّا إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعُونَ ! سلمان اقبال بھائی کی بیٹی سمیحہ سلمان کو اللہ تعالیٰ جنت الفردوس میں جگہ عطا فرمائے -یہ بہت بڑا صدمہ ہے – دکھ اور غم کی اس گھڑی میں ہم انکے ساتھ ہیں- اللّٰہ تعالیٰ خصوصی طور پر والدین کو اور رشتے داروں کو صبرِ جمیل عطا فرمائے- آمین…
— Faisal Javed Khan (@FaisalJavedKhan) May 5, 2023
“The daughter of the head of ARY Network, Salman Iqbal, has passed away. May Allah give patience to all the family members, give them the courage to bear this grief, and forgive the deceased. Ameen,” PTI’s leader of Opposition in the Provincial Assembly of Sindh, Haleem Adil Sheikh said.
انا للہ وانا الیہ راجعون
اے آر وائی نیٹ ورک کے سربراہ سلمان اقبال صاحب کی صاحبزادی کا انتقال ہوگیا اللہ تعالئ تمام اہلخانہ کو صبر جمیل عطاء فرمائے اس غم کو سہنے کی ہمت عطاء فرمائے اور مرحومہ کی مغفرت فرمائے ۔ آمین pic.twitter.com/9uqwEOJdwR
— Haleem Adil Sheikh (@HaleemAdil) May 5, 2023