Karachi (Staff Report): Senior leader of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Asad Umar was shifted to a hospital in the wee hours of Thursday, informed his party`s spokesperson.

According to the details provided by MPA Khurram Sherzaman, Umar after arriving at Karachi`s Jinnah International Airport from Islamabad, Umar was immediately taken to a private hospital as he was facing severe headache due to high blood pressure.

However, according to the family sources, Umar, at the present time, is not seriously ill and it is nothing severe.

Former CEO Engro Corporation Asad Umar resigned on 19 April 2012 and joined Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf. He was elected as a Member of the National Assembly of Pakistan for NA-48 Islamabad in 2013 by-election.