PESHAWAR - Member National Assembly and former President of PPP Woman Wing, Mehrun Nisa Afridi, died after protracted illness in Peshawar here on Monday, She was 65.

Talking to TheNation, her husband Umar Nasir said that she was suffering with kidney disease and was admitted to the CMH Peshawar.

She remained in the hospital for a week and breathed her last late Sunday night.

Her funeral prayer was offered in University campus Peshawar and later her dead body was dispatched to Mardan Shiekh Maltoon area where shed was laid to rest.

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly Speaker Kiramatullah Khan, Provincial Health Minister Zahir Ali Shah, Provincial Information Secretary of PPP Ayub Shah and large number of notables of the area attended her funeral prayer.

Meanwhile, Governor Engineer Shaukatullah expressed his heartfelt condolence on her sad demise.