KARACHI: Senator Mushahidullah Khan passed away in Islamabad early Thursday morning.

Senator Mushahidullah was unwell for quite a long time, PML-N leader Mohammad Zubair said, who is also the spokesperson for PML-N Vice-President Maryam Nawaz.

Mushahidullah used to come to the Senate sessions with great determination and courage, Zubair said, adding that the senator was a fearless man and stood firm against dictatorships.

His death, he said, is a great loss for his family, the PML-N and Pakistan.

‘Huge loss’
Following Senator Mushahidullah’s demise, Maryam said she was “shattered to hear the sad news”.

“Senator Mushahidullah Khan, MNS’s loyal and exceptional companion left us. Will never be able to forget his fatherly affection & love. Huge huge loss.

“May Allah SWT shower upon him every blessing that HE has reserved for the afterlife. Ameen,” she wrote on Twitter.

Senator Faisal Javed Khan of the ruling PTI also expressed grief over the death of Senator Mushahidullah and said that he will miss him dearly.

Senator Mushahidullah’s funeral prayers will be held after Zuhr in Islamabad’s Sector H-11 on Thursday, according to his family.

The senior PML-N leader was the chairperson of the Senate Standing Committee on Aviation and a member of the Council of Chairpersons and various others standing committees.

He was also part of the parliamentary committees on Appointment of Chief Election Commissioner and Members of the Election Commission of Pakistan, Kashmir, and National Security.


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