Former premier Mir Zafar Ullah Khan Jamali passes away

Former premier Mir Zafar Ullah Khan Jamali passes away
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Islamabad (Web Desk): Former Prime Minister Mir Zafar Ullah Khan Jamali passed away on late Wednesday. He was 76.

Jamali, who served as the prime minister from November 2002 to June 2004, was shifted to the Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology & National Institute of Heart Diseases (AFIC-NIHD) in Rawalpindi after suffering a heart attack last week. He had been on ventilator from last three to four days.

Born on January 1, 1944, Jamali hailed from district Naseerabad's Rojhan area. He began his political career in 1970 and after the general elections of 1977, became an MPA of the Balochistan Assembly on a PPP ticket.

He studied from the Lawrence College in Murree and the Government College in Lahore before obtaining a master's degree in history from the Punjab University.

President Dr Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan have expressed their deep grief and sorrow over the sad demise of Mir Zafarullah Khan Jamali.

In their separate condolence messages, they prayed that Allah may bless his soul and give strength to the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss.