KARACHI: PTI leader Naeemul Haque’s funeral prayers were held in after Asr prayers at Masjid Aisha, Khayaban-e-Ittehad in Karachi’s DHA on Sunday.
Government officials and PTI leaders, including Interior Minister Ejaz Shah and Deputy National Assembly Speaker Qasim Suri, had gathered at party stalwart Naeemul Haque’s residence ahead of his funeral prayers.
Sindh Governor Imran Ismail, Punjab Governor Chaudhry Sarwar, numbers of federal and provincial ministers attended the funeral prayers. Prime Minister Imran Khan was not present at taht time.
A large number of people including PTI’s workers, activists, sympathizers and masses attended the funeral ceremony of Naeemul Haq.
The PTI stawlart, founder of PTI, had been battling cancer for the last two years. Haque, a close aide of Prime Minister Imran Khan, had passed away at the age of 70 in Karachi yesterday.
Speaking to the media, Awan paid rich tribute to Haque and said: “As a soldier on the frontline, he (Haque) not only defended Prime Minister Imran Khan’s narrative at every turn but also worked tirelessly to turn his (PM Imran’s) vision into reality.”
“We will not let his (Haque’s) cause die. PTI will keep his vision alive,” the SAPM vowed.