Statement by Alan Kelly T.D on the death of Dr. Syed Waqqar Ali

22 July 2020

Commenting on the passing of Dr. Syed Waqqar Ali, a doctor in the Mater hospital who died of Covid-19, Labour Leader, Alan Kelly TD, said:

“I would like to offer my condolences and those of the Labour Party to the family and colleagues of Dr. Syed Waqqar Ali.

“The death of Dr. Ali is a reminder of the dangers of Covid-19 and the sacrifice made by frontline healthcare workers throughout this pandemic.

“Dr. Ali provided selfless emergency care as a locum Consultant in the Mater Hospital and is a true hero.

“My thoughts are with Dr. Ali’s wife and children at this time. Ar dheis dé go raibh a hAnam dílis.

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