GILGIT: Muhammad Ali Sheikh, a lawmaker in the Gilgit-Baltistan Legislative Assembly, died on Sunday morning after suffering a cardiac arrest.
According to his relatives, the 50-year-old was rushed to a local hospital in Danyor after suffering the heart attack where he breathed his last.
Sheikh represented the GBLA-4 Hunza-Nagar-I constituency in the Nagar district of G-B. He was a senior member of Islami Tehreek Pakistan.
His funeral prayers were offered at the main Imamia Mosque. G-B Governor Mir Ghazanfar Ali, GBLA Speaker Fida Nashad, along with a number of lawmakers, civil and military officials participated in the funeral.
Published in The Express Tribune, February 27th, 2017.
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