Munawar Hasan, the fomer Ameer of Jamaat-e-Islami and Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan’s Khawaja Izhar have contracted COVID-19, their party representatives confirmed on Thursday.
Hafiz Naeem ur Rehman, the leader of JI Karachi chapter while confirming the news on the micro-blogging website said that Hasan, has been admitted to hospital where he is under treatment at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).
“[He] is being administered medicines and necessary treatment,” Rehman said, adding that a team of doctors was constantly taking care of him.
سید منور حسن صاحب کو آئی سی یو میں داخل کیا ہے۔ دوائیں اور ضروری علاج کیا جارہا ہے۔
ڈاکٹرز کی ٹیم مستقل نگرانی اور رابطے میں ہے۔ سید صاحب کی صحت کے لیے جو ممکن ہوا انشاءاللہ کیا جائے گا۔
اللہ تعالی ہمارے سید صاحب کو شفائے کاملہ عاجلہ عطا فرمائے۔ آمین pic.twitter.com/S8dJB4moiW
— Naeem ur Rehman (@NaeemRehmanEngr) June 11, 2020
Meanwhile, MQM’s Khawaja Izhar has tested positive for the virus on Thursday. His report was received at a time when he was attending an all-party conference (APC) hosted by the Pakistan Peoples Party.
The MQM-P leader immediately left the conference and has since isolated himself at home.