MNA Munir Orakzai dies due to cardiac arrest
KURRAM (92 News) – Member of National Assembly (MNA) Munir Orakzai passed away due to cardiac arrest on Tuesday.
He was elected from NA-45 constituency of District Kurram in the elections. The funeral prayers of the deceased will be offered at 3:00pm in his native village Manduri in District Kurram.
President Arif Alvi has expressed grief and sorrow over the demise of JUI (F) leader and Member National Assembly Munir Orakzai. He prayed for the departed soul and commiserated with the bereaved family.
Dr Arif Alvi said the political services of the late leader will be remembered.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mahmood Khan has expressed grief and sorrow over the sad demise of Munir Orakzai.
In his condolence message, the Chief Minister prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and patience for the bereaved family.
Earlier, MNA Munir Orakzai, who tested positive for COVID-19 a few weeks ago, fell ill during a session of the NA. The MMA lawmaker, who had arrived to attend a session of the parliament in a wheelchair, fell ill during the session. He was shifted to the Polyclinic Hospital from the National Assembly after initial checkup.
On April 25, Munir Orakzai’s son had confirmed that his father had contracted the coronavirus and was undergoing treatment at the Hayatabad Complex.
“My father was on a ventilator at Hayatabad Complex last night. He is doing much better now,” Akhtar Munir Orakzai had said.