PM Khan grieves passing of longstanding friend due to Covid
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan commiserated on Thursday the passing of his longstanding friend and founding member of Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI) Prof. Dr. Javed Gardezi who fell victim to Covid-19, ARY News reported.
Prof. Dr. Javed Gardezi, according to the tweet by PM Imran Khan, used to host him in Multan on the political campaigns and tours in the city of saints.
Saddened to learn of Javed Gardezi’s death from COVID 19. He joined us when we formed our Party 24 years ago. He was a generous host when I used to stay with him in Multan during my South Punjab political tours. My heartfelt condolences and prayers go to his family. pic.twitter.com/sYd6vNzGl0
— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) November 25, 2020
“He was a generous host,” the PM said.
While grieving his loss, the PM said Gadezi “joined us when we formed our Party 24 years ago”.
The PM offered “heartfelt condolences and prayers” to the bereaved family.
It is pertinent to note that earlier on Wednesday, the federal planning and development minister Asad Umar said the country has sufficient space in hospitals to accommodate patients at present which can run out with increasing Covid cases.
Present today in ARY News program Power Play, planning minister Asad Umar said the dual standards of oppositi0n leaders are visible as on one hand, they are calling on the masses to join their power shows while on the other Asif Ali Zardari is demanding Covid report from his family function participants.