Funeral prayers for Naimatullah Khan offered

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KARACHI: The funeral prayers for Naimatullah Khan, the former Karachi Nazim and Jamaat-e-Islami leader, who had passed away on Tuesday, was offered at the Idara Noor-e-Haq here on Wednesday after Zuhr prayers.

Jamaat-e-Islami Ameer Senator Sirajul Haq led the funeral prayers.

Sindh Governor Imran Ismail, Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah, Karachi Mayor Waseem Akhtar, MQM-P’s Dr Farooq Sattar, PPP’s Murtaza Wahab and a large number of members of the civil society attended the funeral prayers.

The former Karachi Nazim had passed away after protracted illness on Tuesday.

The senior JI leader had served as a mayor of Karachi from 2001 to 2005.