Demise of Father of Capt Tariq Baseer Shamsi (SSH-2 Platoon)

Dear Course Mates,
It is informed with deepest sorrow that Brig (R) Abdul Baseer Shamsi, father of Capt Tariq Baseer Shamsi, Baluch, (SSH-2 Platoon) has expired (إِنَّا لِلّهِ وَإِنَّـا إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعونَ). May Allah grant him a prominent place in Junnah and provide strength to the family to bear this irreparable loss, Aameen.
Brig Abdul Baseer Shamsi was commissioned in 2/ 8 Punjab (later 2 Baluch) during World War II, which he fought in Burma and Malay receiving the Burma Star 1 and Burma Star 2 medals. He fought the 1965 War at the Sialkot front as CO 2 Baluch and received mention in despatches.
Capt Tariq Shamsi is available on his Dubai roaming number given below:-
Cyprus +357 97 782809
Dubai +971 50 503 1951


  1. Salim Parvez says:

    Just got the confirmation of your late father’s death. way back in July 2015. Could you please help me in composing a bio-date of Brig A.B.Shamsi for our 2nd edition of Encyclopedia of Pakistan Cricket.
    Thank You. Salim Parvez UK. Mob : 07828288758.

  2. Tariq Rashid Bhatti says:

    Dear Capt Tariq Shamsi
    ASAK. Please accept heart felt condolence on the sad demise of your GREAT and BELOVED father, May Allah bless the departed soul,. grant you and your family the courage to bear this big loss. Aameen

  3. sarfraz ( H-1) says:

    My Dear ! sharing your grief. May ALLAH ALMIGHTY be with HIM> Aameen.

  4. Lt Col Tariq Ahsan Ali Khan, Isb says:

    Dear Tariq B Shamsi,
    اسلام و عليكم و رحمة الله و بركاته

    A great loss indeed, May God The Almighty forgive his sins and heavily reward his good deeds. Aameen

    Best regards & الله حافظ

  5. Brig Ahmad Salman Malik (HDR-5) says:

    Dear Tariq,
    Please accept my heartfelt condolences on this sad news. May Allah rest the soul of your father in eternal peace in the highest echelons of Jannah. Allah chose month of Ramadan for his final journey to Heaven Maa Sha Allah. May Allah grant you and the family Sabr e Jameel. Aameen!!

  6. May Almighty bless his soul in eternal peace.

  7. Lt Col Shaukat Zaidi (SSH-2) says:

    Dear Turk,
    My heartfelt condolences on passing away of your father. May Allah bless his soul with peaceful abode in Jannah. aAmeen.

  8. Maj Ghulam Murtaza Malik (ABD-3), USA says:

    My deepest condolence, please.

  9. Maj Badar Ahmed Khan, Air Def (GHR-1). says:

    Innah Lillahe wa Innah Elaihe Rajeoon.

  10. Lt Col Javaid Ahmed Kamal (GHR-4) says:

    Dear Shamsi,
    A sad news indeed, loss of Father is a great one. I pray that ALLAH ALMIGHTY bless his soul and give you and the family the patience and courage to bear the loss. AAMEEN.

  11. Lt Col Qadeer A Ch. (SSH-2) says:

    Inna lillah he wa inna elahe rajeoom. May Allah SWT bless the deceased in Junnah. Aameen.

  12. Brig Zafar Chaudhry (GHR-4) says:

    Inna Lillahe wa Inna Elaihe Rajeoon. Shamsi please accept sincerest condolences.

  13. Maj Khalid Saeed Shah (GHR-3) says:

    Indeed a great loss to Tariq and the whole family. May Allah Grant JANNAH to Brig Sahib and enough courage to the family to bear this irreparable loss, Aameen.

  14. Maj Malick Shaukat ul Islam, Baloch (ABD-4) says:

    Dear Tarq Shamsi,
    Deeply grieved to know about sad demise of your reverend father. Departure of a great Balochi Veteran. May Allah rest the departed soul in peace & grant him a special place in Junnah. Aameen.

  15. Maj Rehmat Elahi says:

    Its an great loss 2 u & ur family.GOD ALMIGHTY Gives patience 2 all of u.ALLAHA gives aprominent place in JANNAH & rest his in peace.Aamin

  16. Maj Muhammad Javaid-ul-Hussan (SSH-4) says:

    May Allah Pak rest his soul in peace and grant him Aala Muqam in Jnnatul Firdous, Aameen. A very lucky person got the Holy month of Ramazan.

  17. Major Mujib Aftab says:

    Dear Tariq,
    It is sad to know of your father’s death. May his soul rest in eternal peace (amen). I have been keeping in touch with him till two years back. He seemed to be alright. I called him about 3 months back but there was no response from his phone. I thought he must be in Multan. I am in New York & will Inshallah be back by mid Aug. Anything I can do, do ask.

  18. To each and every one collectively, I thank you for your condolences and prayers.

  19. Lt Col Zubair Ahmed (ABD-3), Canada says:

    Dear Shamsi,
    Glad tidings for your father Insha Allah to pass away in the Holy month of Ramzan.
    That should be a great source of solace to you & your family. May Almighty grant him high status in Jannah.

  20. Zahid Abbas (GHR), Canada says:

    Please accept my sincere condolences.

  21. Dr. Muhammad Abdul Qadir Faruqi (SSH), Saudi Arabia says:

    My dear Shamsi,
    Very sorry to hear about your father’s sad demise. But this is the routine of this world. We normally lose our parents when we grow old. May Allah give your father highest place in Jannah and give you and your family sabr-e-Jameel. Aameen summa ameen.

  22. Heartfelt condolences and the Almighty’s grace on the family.

  23. Maj Inam Ullah Khan (ABD- 2) says:

    May Allah bless the departed soul in peace and grant the family the strength to bear his unbearable loss, Ameen.

  24. Lt Col Rashid Zia Cheema (ABD-1) says:

    Dear Shamsi,
    May Allah grant your father highest place in Jannah, Aameen.

    • Lt Col Ali Muzaffar Zaidi (SSH-1) says:

      Dear Shamsi,
      Please accept heart felt condolence on sad demise of your father. May his soul rest in eternal peace and may Allah grant patience to all of you. Aameen.

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