PTI senior leader Shahid Naseem dies of coronavirus

ISLAMABAD: Senior leader of Insaf Lawyers Wing (lawyers wing of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf) Shahid Naseem Gondal died from the novel coronavirus.

As per details, Shahid Naseem Gondal contracting the COVID-19 a month ago and was under treatment at a hospital in Rawalpindi where he died on Saturday due to complications caused by the virus.

Shahid Naseem Gondal was a famous Lawyer and chief law officer of the Capital Development Authority, Islamabad.

Prime Minister Imran Khan expressed grief over the death of Shahid Naseem Gondal. “Saddened to learn of Shahid Gondal s passing. He was one of our most loyal workers who stood with us during our struggle against the political mafias. My condolences & prayers go to his family,” PM Imran tweeted.

Prime Minister Imran Khan also expressed grief over iconic Pakistani actress Neelo Begum’s death. 

According to an official statement, the prime minister prayed to God to grant her a high status in paradise and offered a message of condolence for her son, actor Shaan Shahid. 

Earlier, Member of the National Assembly (MNA) Munir Khan Orakzai passed away from heart failure in Kurram, days after recovering from the coronavirus.

Irfanullah Khan Orakzai, the deceased lawmaker’s nephew, said his uncle had tested positive for the COVID-19 in April but made a full recovery and last tested negative on May 8.

On June 2, Sindh Minister for Human Settlement Ghulam Murtaza Baloch passed away days after contracting the COVID-19. According to

According to Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah, Murtaza Baloch was on the intensive care unit (ICU) of a private hospital in Karachi since May 23. He said: “Baloch died due to the COVID-19. He was a brave and diligent member of the PPP. It will be a difficult task to replace him.”

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