ISLAMABAD – Former President of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain passed away in Karachi on Wednesday after a prolonged illness.
The son of the 80-year-old politician said that Hussain had been admitted to a private hospital for two weeks. He was suffering from cancer.
Mamnoon Hussain, who born in 1940 in Agra, served as the 12th President from 2013 to 2018 during the tenure of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N).
He also served as the Sindh Governor for a short period in 1999 when he had been appointed by the then President Rafiq Tarar.
President Arif Alvi, PML-N leaders and several other politicians have expressed condolence over the demise of the former president.
صدر مملکت ڈاکٹر عارف علوی کا سابق صدر ممنون حسین کے انتقال پر اظہار افسوس
صدر مملکت کا سابق صدر ممنون حسین کے انتقال پر گہرے رنج وغم کا اظہار
— The President of Pakistan (@PresOfPakistan) July 14, 2021
سابق صدر پاکستان ممنون حسین صاحب کی وفات پر دِلی افسوس ہوا ہے۔ وہ ایک مخلص شخص تھے جنہوں نے پوری ایمانداری کے ساتھ پاکستان کی خدمت کی۔
اللہ تعالیٰ مرحوم کو جوارِ رحمت میں جگہ عطاء فرمائے۔ آمین pic.twitter.com/Uobq8C1NhI
— Maryam Nawaz Sharif (@MaryamNSharif) July 14, 2021
My deepest condolences on the passing of former President of Pakistan, Mamnoon Hussain. May Allah grant his family the strength to bear this great loss.
— Shah Mahmood Qureshi (@SMQureshiPTI) July 14, 2021
Social media users also condoled the death of Mamnoon Hussain.
— Ameer Ali Salman 🇵🇸 (@AmeerAliSalman) July 14, 2021
— Yusra Ahmed (@Call_me_Soniii) July 14, 2021
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