Pakistan People’s Party leader Sharmila Faruqi gave birth to a baby boy on Friday.
Her delivery took place at a private hospital in Karachi.
Faruqi’s husband Hashaam Riaz Sheikh announced the news on his Twitter account.
“We welcome baby Hussain to the world,” he tweeted. “Both the mother @sharmilafaruqi and the baby are doing well.”
“Need prayers and best wishes for the baby.”
We welcome baby Hussain to the world – both the mother @sharmilafaruqi and the baby are doing well. Need prayers and best wishes for the baby.
— Hashaam Riaz Sheikh (@HashaamRS) May 25, 2018
Warm wishes were sent by political and business figures of Pakistan.
In 2015, Sharmila Faruqi got married to Hashaam Riaz Sheikh, a businessman, and owner of a private television channel.