Can't connect right now! retry
pakistan
Saturday Mar 14 2020
By
Web Desk

Founding PPP member Mubashir Hasan passes away in Lahore: family sources

By
Web Desk
Dr Mubashir Hasan. Photo: Screengrab from video

LAHORE: Senior leader of the Pakistan Peoples Party Dr Mubashir Hasan passed away on Saturday morning, family sources told Geo News. The late leader was the general secretary of the PPP-Shaheed Bhutto group.

Former prime minister Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto had founded the PPP at the house of Mubashir Hasan back in 1967. Hasan was installed as finaince minister when Bhutto came to power after winning the elections. 

According to Abbas Hasan, who is the nephew of the late politician, the funeral prayers for the late leader would be held this evening at Bagh-e-Rehmat, Bhatta Chowk.

"My uncle Dr Mubashir Hasan passed away today. His funeral at 530 today. Bagh e rehmat bhatta chowk. Given the corona virus there may not be a formal qul. But will hold a memorial later. A selfless upright man. Rip chacha," Abbas wrote on Twitter.