The Sindh government has declared that an underpass on Shaheed-i-Millat Road will be named after famed comic Umer Sharif, who died in Germany on Friday after suffering from various diseases. During his visit to Umer Sharif’s apartment on Sunday, Karachi Administrator Murtaza Wahab, a spokesman for the Sindh government and a law adviser to the chief minister, made the announcement.
“The Karachi Metropolitan Corporation will call its underpass at the intersection of Shaheed-i-Millat and Hyder Ali Roads Umer Sharif Underpass,” Mr. Wahab announced.
They have decided to respect and recognize the contributions of the great comedian and renowned actor Umer Sharif.
“We are making a modest contribution. Umer Sharif had a fantastic personality and was a well-known actor, according to the administrator. He stated that they were in communication with the late comedian’s family.
Mr. Wahab stated that arrangements for Umer Sharif’s burial were being prepared at a graveyard on the grounds of the Abdullah Shah Ghazi shrine in Clifton, as per his last wishes. According to Umer Sharif’s relatives and friends, the decision to bring the body from Germany would be made today.
Zarin Sharif, Umer Sharif’s wife, thanked Prime Minister Imran Khan and Sindh Chief Minister for taking an interest in her husband’s care by organizing an air ambulance in a video message.