PM visits Khangarh to condole death of Ali M Mahar

Ali Mohammad Mahar, PM Imran Khan,
19 Jun, 2019 3:07 pm

GHOTKI (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan visited the bereaved family of deceased his cabinet member and the former Sindh chief minister Ali Mohammad Mahar at Khangarh in Ghotki.

The premier expressed condolence over the death of Ali Muhammad Khan with his brothers Ali Gohar Khan Mahar and Sardar Ali Nawaz Khan Mahar, and son Ahmed Ali Khan Mahar. He also prayed for eternal peace for the departed soul.

He was accompanied by Sindh Governor Imran Ismail and Federal Ministers Fehmida Mirza Muhammad Mian Soomro and MNA Ghaus Bakhsh Mahar.

It was also reported that the inclusion of Ali Ahmed Mahar, the son of Ali Mohammad Mahar, in the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) would be announced officially today.

The reports also said that the premier will also meet the party and Grand Democratic Alliance (GDA) leaders during his visit. It added that the matters related to by-polls on NA-205 will also be discussed. Strict security measures have been taken out in the wake of PM’s visit to the area.

On May 21,  Ali Muhammad Khan Mahar dies of cardiac arrest. The PTI lawmaker had died of longstanding liver disease.

The entire city has been closed down to mourn the sad demise of their local leader and peoples have started reaching to the Mahar house for condolences.

 He served as the 25th Chief Minister of Sindh from 2002 to 2004.

He was a member of the National Assembly from 2008 and May 2018 and a member of the Provincial Assembly of Sindh from 2002 to 2007.

He was elected to the National Assembly of Pakistan as an independent candidate from Constituency NA-201 (Ghotki-II) in the 2002 general elections. He received 77,950 votes and defeated Gulam Rasool Kalhoro, a candidate of Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA). In the same election, he was elected to the Provincial Assembly of Sindh as an independent candidate from Constituency PS-6 (Ghotki-II). He received 23,667 votes and defeated Ahsanullah Khan Sundrani, a candidate of National Alliance.

On September 11, 2018, he was inducted into the federal cabinet of Prime Minister Imran Khan and given the portfolio of Federal Minister for Narcotics Control.

Prime Minister Imran Khan has expressed heartfelt condolences over the sad demise of Federal Minister for Narcotics Control Ali Muhammad Khan Mahar.

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