Former Balochistan minister Tareen dies of coronavirus

By: News Desk      Published: 03:18 PM, 22 Apr, 2020
Former Balochistan minister Tareen dies of coronavirus

Sardar Mustafa Khan Tareen – a former local government minister and leader of Pashtunkhwa Milli Awami Party (PkMAP) – passed away on Wednesday after being infected by the coronavirus, 24NewsHD TV channel reported.

Tareen, who had been admitted at the intensive care unit of Civil Hospital Quetta with multiple medical problems – was tested positive for the virus on Tuesday.

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Balochistan Chief Minister Jam Kamal expressed deep sorrow over the sad demise, saying Tareen was a sincere seasoned politician with a pleasant personality, as he offered his condolences to the bereaved family.

The deceased provincial minister was elected as MPA from PB-10 Pishin-III in the 2013 general elections after which he had inducted into the cabinet.