Islamabad, Mar 10: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today wished a speedy recovery for Syed Ali Shah Geelani while hailing the hardline Kashmiri separatist's "indefatigable leadership" which he said was a "beacon of freedom" for the people of Jammu and Kashmir.
Geelani was admitted in a private hospital in New Delhi after he complained of breathlessness and his condition was tonight described as stable by doctors.
The 86-year-old leader had complained of breathlessness and high blood pressure and was taken to Max Hospital, Saket. In a message, Sharif on behalf of the people of Pakistan as well as on his own behalf "prayed for full and speedy recovery of Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani."
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"The Prime Minister said Syed Geelani's indefatigable leadership is a beacon of freedom for the people of Jammu and Kashmir. We pray for his quick recovery and good health," an official statement said.