KARACHI                 -          Brother-in-law of Sindh Chief Minister, Syed Murad Ali Shah has been laid to rest at Wadiy-e-Hussain, Karachi on Friday.

Syed Mehdi Shah was pronounced dead at a private hospital of Karachi, where he was under treatment due to coronavirus infection.

He was laid to rest in the late night hours on Friday. The funeral was attended by Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah and close relatives of the family.

Sources within the Pakistan People’s Party said, Syed Mehdi Shah had contracted the virus soon after returning from Iraq,” they said adding that the victim was a government servant and was currently posted as Managing Director (MD) SITE.

On the other hand, Prime Minister Imran Khan, Chairman Pakistan People’s Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Faryal Talpur, Chief Minister Punjab, Usmsn Buzdar, Faisal Vawda and others have expressed deep sense of sorrow over the sad demise of CM Sindh’s brother-in-law Syed Mehdi Shah.

Extending their heartfelt condolences and sympathies to the bereaved family, the aforesaid leaders prayed to Allah Almighty to rest the departed soul in eternal peace and grant fortitude and patience to the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss.