PPP Leader Makhdoom Amin Fahim Died in Karachi
Karachi: Pakistan People, s Part, s senior leader Makhdoom Amin Fahim died in Karachi today early in the morning.He was suffering from blood cancer from a long time and was admitted in hospital.His dead body has been taken to Haala from Karachi.The funeral prayer of Makhdoom Amin Fahim will be offered at 03:30 PM today in Haala.
According to the details, Makhdoom Ameen Fahim had been abroad for the last several months for cancer treatment and had recently returned to Pakistan. After his return to Karachi, he was admitted to a private hospital where he was under treatment for the last few weeks.
Makhdoom was senior vice chairman of the PPP and member of the National Assembly from Hala (NA-218). He was the spiritual head of the Sarwari Jamaat. He was born in the Haala city of Sindh on 4th August, 1939. He passed his matriculation exam in 1957 while graduating from Sindh University in 1961. He participated in General Elections 1970 on PPP ticket and got elected as member of the National Assembly from Thatha. He won all the elections of 1977, 1988, 1990, 1993, 1997, 2002, 2008 and 2013, which is a record.
Ailing Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader Makhdoom Amin Fahim accompanied by his son Jamil-uz-Zaman reached Karachi from Dubai on October 26. He was brought to Karachi in a special air ambulance on his wish to spend a few days with his family and friends in Pakistan.
Makhdoom Amin Fahim remained under treatment in a private hospital in Karachi. He was to stay there for a few days after which he was scheduled to fly to England for further treatment.
Former president Asif Ali Zardari has termed demise of PPP leader a big loss after Benazir Bhutto’s assassination. He said that late Fahim was PPP’s asset who would be cherished. Fahim gave numerous sacrifices for the political party that he never gave up on, he added.
PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhuttoo Zardari is expected to attend the funeral prayer of Makhdoom Amin Fahim.Police have taken control of the Haala and security has been tightened in the city as many political leaders will attend the funeral prayer.