Lahore (Web Desk): Pakistan Peoples Party’s (PPP) senior leader and former defence minister and Chaudhry Ahmad Mukhtar passed away at the age of 74 in Lahore on Wednesday.
Ahmad Mukhtar served as Pakistan’s minister for defence during former prime minister Yousaf Raza Gillani’s tenure.
The PPP leader from Gujrat had also been the federal minister for water and power and trade.
Chaudhry Ahmad Mukhtar had reportedly been suffering from Alzheimer’s and was admitted to the Shalimar Hospital.
Mukhtar was the general secretary of the PPP during the era of Benazir Bhutto.
PPP Chairman Bilawal Zardari expresses condolences on the demise of Chaudhry Ahmad Mukhtar.
چیئرمین بلاول بھٹو زرداری کا سابق وفاقی وزیر چوہدری احمد مختار کے انتقال پر دکھ و افسوس کا اظہار
چوہدری احمد مختار ایک ثابتقدم و تجربیکار رہنما اور پارٹی کا سرمایہ تھے: بلاول بھٹو زرداری@BBhuttoZardari— PPP (@MediaCellPPP) November 25, 2020