Karachi ex-nazim Naimatullah Khan passes away

By: News Desk      Published: 11:49 AM, 25 Feb, 2020
Karachi ex-nazim Naimatullah Khan passes away

Former Karachi City Nazim and Jamaat-i-Islami leader Naimatullah Khan died after a prolonged illness on Tuesday. He was 89.

Jamaat-i-Islami Media Cell made the announcement in Karachi.

By profession, he was a lawyer. He was elected Karachi City Nazim in 2001 to 2005 and his services for the city of Karachi as Nazim will be remembered for a long time.

He also served as Amir of Jamaat-i-Islami Karachi.

Meanwhile, the leaders of JI expressed deep grief and sorrow over the death of JI senior leader and former Mayor Karachi Naimatullah Khan Advocate.

Ameer JI Senator Sirajul Haq, Secretary General Ameerul Azim, deputy chiefs Liaqat Baloch, Dr Farid Paracha and others shared condolence with the family of late Naimatullah and prayed may his soul rest in peace.

“Naimatullah Khan’s services for Islam and Pakistan will always be remembered. His death brought great loss to the nation,” said JI chief Sirajul Haq.

Ameerul Azim said late Naimatullah Khan was gifted personality who served on key posts but passed a very simple life. Khan, he said, was an asset for the JI and Karachi.

Paying tribute to the religious and nationalistic service of former Mayor Karachi, Liaqat Baloch said his work will always be remembered.