Maulana Tariq Jamil tests negative for coronavirus

By: News Desk      Published: 03:32 PM, 19 Dec, 2020
Maulana Tariq Jamil tests negative for coronavirus

Renowned religious scholar Maulana Tariq Jamil tested negative for coronavirus on Saturday, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.

It is pertinent to note that he was admitted to CMH Hospital in Rawalpindi on Sunday after testing positive for the coronavirus.

The CMH doctors said Tariq Jamil’s health was getting better. Earlier, the Maulana announced on his Twitter account: “I was not feeling well from the last few days and on getting tested for Covid-19, it came positive and was admitted to the hospital on the advice of the doctors.” He requested his followers to pray for him.

Maulana Tariq Jamil has been named continuously as one as of The 500 Most Influential Muslims in the world by the Royal Aal al-Bayt Institute for Islamic Thought in Jordan from 2013 to 2019. He influenced late Junaid Jamshed, cricketer Inzamam Ul Haq and cricketer Saeed Anwar to work for Islam.

In 2020, the government of Pakistan awarded him Pride of Performance, a national literary award presented by the president.