Staff Reporter

Former industries minister Balochistan, Sardar Dur Muhammad Nasar and Pakistan Tehrik e Insaf leader, Hashim Khan Panezai died of the novel coronavirus on Monday morning in Karachi.

Sardar Dur Muhammad Nasar was tested positve for the novel coronavirus few days back. Late Nasar was shifted to Karachi’s private hospital after deterioration in health condition. On Monday, he breathed his last in Karachi. He is scheduled to be buried at his ancestral graveyard in Balochistan’s Dukki district.

Sardar Muhammad Nasar was elected as an MPA from Dukki during 2013 general elections on the ticket of Pakistan Muslim League (N). Later, he joined the Balochistan Awami Party (BAP).

Hashim Khan Panezai was also shifted to Karachi after his health condition deteriorated. Late Panezai was associated with ruling PTI for a long time.

Governor Balochistan, Justice (R) Amanullah Khan Yaseenzai, Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan and other political leaders have expressed grief and sorrows over the demise of two veteran leaders from Balochistan. They prayed that my Allah Almighty keep the departed soul in peace and given patience to the bereaved family members.

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