Rashid Rabbani of PPP passes away due to coronovirus

KARACHI – A special assistant to Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah died of coronavirus in the port city yesterday.

After recovering from Kovid-19 in May 2020, 68-year-old Rashid Rabbani, who was the vice president of the Sindh Chapter of the Pakistan People’s Party, also developed post-coronavirus complications.

Rabbani was admitted to a private hospital on September 28 after complaining of fever and severe cough but his condition deteriorated. He was later taken to another private hospital in Clifton, where he survived for seven days on a ventilator.

Condolences were given to his death from various walks of society.

PPP President Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari expressed grief over the demise of loyal party members. He said, “Rabbani’s sudden death deprived the party of an exemplary and visionary leader”.

Paying tribute to the deceased. The PP chairman said in a statement that the front row soldiers in the struggle against dictators will always be remembered by the leadership and activists of the party.

Being a loyal member of the party, Rashid held many important departments including special assistant to the previous Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah. He was also known to be an ally of former PM Benazir Bhutto.

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