LAHORE: Former Pakistan People’s Party secretary general Malik Saeed Hassan passed away on Thursday at Shaukat Khanum Hospital. The funeral prayers were held at Jamia Masjid, Nisar Colony, Sarwar Road. Lahore High Court Chief Justice Mansoor Ali Shah, Lahore High Court Bar Association President Rana Zia Abdur Rehman, Executive Committee Chairman Ahsan Bhoon, Pakistan Bar Council Member Abid Saqi, Senator Kazim Khan, former Punjab Bar Council member Shahid Bhatti and former foreign minister Khurshid Mehmood Kasuri and people attended the prayer service. The body was laid to rest at Cavalry Ground graveyard. The Qul ceremony will be held on Saturday at 1:30pm at Bagh-e-Jinnah. Saeed is survived by wife Dr Shahnaz, son Tariq and daughter Asma. Born on March 1, 1931, he started practicing law in the late 1950s and was elected president of the LHCBA in 1974. He was later appointed judge of the Lahore High Court but he resigned after military dictator General Ziaul Haq imposed martial law. During his trial, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto had nominated Saeed as the secretary of his party. He was again elected the LHCBA president in 1985. He had also contested National Assembly election on a PPP ticket.