Senior PML-N leader and MNA Mohammad Pervaiz Malik has passed away after heart complications.
The lawmaker, who was a veteran PML-N leader and had been elected five times from Lahore, was ill for quite some time, reports indicate, and was also seeking treatment for his ailment.
He had been elected as the party’s MNA from Lahore’s NA-133 seat after the General Elections 2018.
He was also serving as the party’s president in Lahore.
Malik’s wife, Shaista Pervaiz and their son, Ali Pervaiz Malik, are both MNAs as well.
Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry tweeted his condolences after hearing about the PML-N leader’s demise. “Deeply saddened to hear about Pervaiz Malik sahab’s death,” tweeted Chaudhry. “He was an honest and loving person. You will be missed. RIP,” he added.
PML-N MPA Hina Pervaiz Butt offered her condolences on hearing of Pervaiz Malik’s demise, referring to him as a true companion of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif.
PML-N Spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb tweeted about Malik’s death as well, referring to him as a merciful person.
Aurangzeb said she felt as if her own father or a senior citizen had passed away.