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Renowned Pakistani diplomat Jamsheed Marker passes away
Renowned Pakistani diplomat Jamsheed Marker passes away
Published at: 4 weeks ago


Karachi: The legendary cricket commentator turned diplomat Jamsheed Marker passed away on Thursday in Karachi.

Marker served as Pakistan's top envoy to the United States and more than a dozen other countries for over three decades.

The veteran diplomat was listed in the Guinness Book of Records as having been "ambassador to more countries than any other person" and also for being “the world’s longest serving ambassador”.

The Hilal-e-Imtiaz recipient was also an accomplished cricket commentator and was fluent in English, Urdu, Gujarati, French, German and Russian.

He is survived by his daughter and wife, family sources said.

Marker's funeral ceremony will be held at 3:30pm in Bath Island after which his body will be taken to the Tower of Silence in Mehmoodabad.
 
 
 
 
 
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