Former Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) MP Amir Liaquat Hussain passed away at his residence in Karachi on Thursday.
Reportedly, the Karachi-based politician and televangelist was found unconscious at his home and taken to a hospital in the provincial capital.
The 49-year-old was earlier shifted to a private hospital in the port city due to his critical condition, but doctors failed to revive him.
The news of his death was also confirmed by National Speaker Pervez Ashraf who adjourned the session of the House on the death of the MLA. Due to his death, the proceedings of the House have been adjourned till 5 pm tomorrow.
According to sources, the televangelist had kept the door of his room locked and his house staff knocked on the door several times but to no avail.
Employees said that Amir started feeling unwell last night and complained of chest pain. The former MLA was then shifted from his house in Khuddad Colony to a hospital.
Separately, the former MNA driver told city police that they had heard “his scream”. [Aamir’s] room the day before”.
According to the police, the body of the deceased will be taken to Jinnah Hospital or Civil Hospital for postmortem, after which it will be handed over to the immediate family.
Before joining PTI, Amir was a member of MQM-P. He served as a minister of state during the government of military dictator General Pervez Musharraf. He was elected to the National Assembly twice: in 2002 and 2018.
Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif, Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah, former President Asif Ali Zardari, PPP Chairman and Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari, and former Sindh Governor Imran Ismail expressed grief over the passing of the former MP and prayed for his soul. Of.
Televangelist was born on 5 July 1972. they have two children.