SRINAGAR: The officers and officials of the office of Excise Commissioner, J&K and KAS Officers Association today held a joint condolence meeting to mourn the tragic demise of a young KAS officer Naveed Jeelani.
The meeting, held at Excise Taxation complex, Solina, was chaired by Excise Commissioner Talat Pervez Rohella and attended by President KAS Officer’s Association Tassaduq Hussain Mir, Publicity Secretary Waseem Raja, and other executive body members. Officers and Officials of the Excise and Taxation Department also participated in the condolence meeting.
While expressing grief and shock over the demise of the officer, Talat Pervez and others prayed for eternal peace to the departed soul and forbearance to the bereaved family at this hour of grief.
The KAS Association also expressed grief over the sad demise of the young officer and expressed solidarity with the family of the deceased officer. Those present in the meeting described the deceased as an upright officer and a humble and God-fearing person.
Pertinent to mention that Naveed Jeelani met with an accident while on a trekking expedition to Mount Kolahai in Pahalgam on Friday. Another person namely Adil Shah also died in the accident, while another member of the crew was seriously injured.