web-fbISLAMABAD: Singer Salman Ahmad said on Thursday that the focus of every project or work of Junaid Jamshed was for Pakistan.

Speaking to Huma Aamir Shah and Wajih Sani at during the Geo Pakistan program, Salman Ahmad said that he was traveling when he first came to know about Junaid Jamshed’s demise.

“I was traveling to New York when I read about the plane crash and Junaid’s death. My heart could not accept the news at the time,” he said.

Salman also spoke about his friendship with the late singer-turned-evangelist and said that their bond was strong.

“I had ideological differences with Junaid but our friendship was strong. Our bond was spiritual and he knew about each and every aspect of my life,” stated Salman.

During the conversation, Salman Ahmad also broke down and cried.

“There are various things that people don’t know about Junaid, such as how much he helped poor people,” said Salman. “I spoke with him a few days ago and cannot believe that we are now here talking about him,” he added.

Jamshed was travelling to Islamabad on the ill-fated PIA plane from Chitral where he had gone on a preaching tour.

The 52 year old famous preacher had tweeted from the scenic valley of Chitral on December 4, praising the natural beauty of the area.