Pakistan People’s Party Senator Dr Sikandar Mandhro passed away in the United States on Saturday after a protracted illness, party leaders and his friends said. He was 80.
His personal secretary, Abdul Ghani Gopang, told media that Senator Mandhro had been diagnosed with kidney cancer in October last year. He was initially admitted to the Aga Khan University Hospital. He was taken to California in December for further treatment. He breathed his last there.The senator’s body would likely be brought to Pakistan on Tuesday and he would be buried in his ancestral village Mataro Mandhro near Badin.