Veteran politician and former Federal Minister Meraj Muhammad Khan died in Karachi late last night after protracted illness.
He was 77. Meraj Muhammad Khan was suffering from a respiratory problem for a long time. His funeral prayer will be offered after Friday prayers in Karachi.
In his condolence message, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif expressed deep grief and sorrow over the sad demise of Meraj Muhammad Khan.
The Prime Minister prayed for eternal peace for the departed soul and strength to the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss.
The Prime Minister also lauded the role of Meraj Muhammad Khan as a politician and fine human being and said that his struggle for democracy is unparalleled. -Radio Pakistan