KARACHI: Renowned Pakistani industrialist, Mehtab Uddin Chawla passed away on Sunday due to health complications caused by the COVID-19.
The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FPCCI) leader Mian Zahid said that Mehtab Chawla had contracted the COVID-19 a few days ago. He had been under treatment at a private hospital in the metropolis, he added.
Mehtab Chawla was the chairman of Al-Karam Towel Industries. He established the Al-karam Towel Industries (AKTI) in 1986 as a specialized manufacturer of towel and related products.
Chief Patron of United Business Group (UBG) and former vice president of FPCCI, S. M. Muneer has expressed his heartfelt grief and sorrow over the sad demise of Mehtab Chawla.
The chief patron of the UBG said that Ali Mehtab Chawla had been a respected business man. In a condolence message, Muneer paid a reach tribute to the late industrialist Chawla for his services to country.
He prayed to Almighty Allah to rest the departed soul in eternal peace and grant courage and fortitude to the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss with fortitude.
The confirmed COVID-19 infections in Pakistan have surged past 12,600 after new cases were reported in several areas of the country.
According to the provided details from the Sindh health departments, almost 373 news cases were reported in the past 24 hours.
The confirmed coronavirus infections have reached 12,657. So far, the deadly virus has claimed lives of almost 265 people across the country.