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Veteran lawyer Sharifuddin Pirzada passes away

KARACHI: Veteran lawyer and former attorney general Sharifuddin Pirzada passed away after protracted illness on Friday in Karachi at the age of 94.  Sharifuddin Pirzada was born in Burhanpur in present day India in 1923. Pirzada is said to have remained secretary to founding father Muhammad Ali Jinnah in 1940s. Pirzada graduated from the University of Bombay in 1945 and obtained his Barrister-at-Law degree from Lincoln’s Inn in the United Kingdom. He served as foreign minister during military ruler General Ayub…