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Federal Minister Mufti Abdul Shakoor passes away in a road accident

Federal Minister for Religious Affairs Mufti Abdul Shakoor passed away in a road accident in Islamabad on Saturday.

According to media reports, the accident took place shortly around iftar time (evening) when the federal minister was headed towards Secretariat Chowk from a local hotel.

Islamabad police in a statement sharing the details of the incident said that the minister was driving the car himself when a Toyota Hilux Revo — with five people onboard — smashed his vehicle at the driver’s side.

Mufti Abdul Shakoor was shifted to Polyclinic Hospital in the federal capital, but he succumbed to his wounds, the police said.

According to the police, the people in the vehicle that smashed the federal minister’s car have been arrested.


Mufti Abdul Shakoor became the federal minister on 19 April 2022.

He was elected to the National Assembly of Pakistan as a candidate of Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) from Constituency NA-51 (Tribal Area-XII) in the 2018 Pakistani general election. He received 21,896 votes and defeated Qaiser Jamal.

He had been a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan since August 2018.


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