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Former CM Sindh Qaim Ali Shah contracts coronavirus

The veteran PPP leader is being treated at home.

Former CM Sindh Qaim Ali ShahFormer CM Sindh Qaim Ali Shah contracts coronavirus | OyeYeah News

Former CM Sindh Qaim Ali Shah has contracted coronavirus, it emerges on Tuesday.

The update on his health was shared by his daughter MNA Nafisa Shah in a tweet.

“My father Qaim Ali Shah tested positive for coronavirus a few days back. He has all the symptoms and is undergoing treatment and care at home under the supervision of a team of doctors. Pls pray for his good health and speedy recovery,” she said.

The development comes as Sindh has been reporting a surge in coronavirus cases over the past couple of weeks.
Here at OyeYeah, we pray for his swift recovery.
88 years old veteran PPP politician served as the elected Chief Minister of Sindh for three terms. His last two terms combined, a total of eight years, makes him the longest-serving Chief Minister of Sindh.
He is Sindh President of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and an elected Member of Provincial Assembly (MPA) from PS-220.
Shah entered politics on being elected the Chairman of Khairpur’s district council under Field Marshal Ayub Khan’s system of Basic Democracy in the 1960s.
 His close association with Zulfikar Ali Bhutto led to his joining PPP shortly after PPP’s creation in 1967.

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Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.