GHOTKI (DNA) – Federal Minister for Narcotics Control Sardar Ali Muhammad Mahar has passed away.According to details, the federal minister died of heart attack in his hometown, Ghotki.The 52-year-old was elected as the Member National Assembly (MNA) from NA-205 (Ghotki) as an independent candidate in 2018, and joined Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) afterwards.He also served as Sindh Chief Minister from 2002 to 2004 during former president Gen (r) Pervez Musharraf’s regime.
PTI senior leader Jahangir Tareen took to Twitter and expressed shock at the demise of Ali Muhammad Mahar.
“Deeply shocked & saddened at the sudden demise of Federal Minister Ali Muhammad Mehar. He was a seasoned politician and a great friend. May Allah give him the highest ranks in heaven and give patience to his family. Ameen,” he wrote.