Gilani meets slain governor’s family

Islamabad, Aug 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has assured the family of slain Punjab governor Salman Taseer of all efforts for the early recovery of his abducted son.

Shahbaz Taseer was abducted from Lahore’s Gulberg area Aug 26.

Gilani stayed with the Taseer family for about an hour, reported Associated Press of Pakistan.

Shahbaz was travelling with his friend when four armed men abducted them at gunpoint.

His friend, who was later released, informed police about the kidnapping.

Punjab governor Salman Taseer was shot dead Jan 4 by Mumtaz Qadri who was a member of the governor’s special security squad.