PML-N Senator Kalsoom Parveen passed away in Islamabad a month after contracting Covid-19. PHOTO: EXPRESS

PML-N Senator Kalsoom Parveen succumbs to Covid-19

The Senator passed away at a hospital in Islamabad where she was admitted since last month after contracting the virus

News Desk December 21, 2020

Balochistan Senator Kalsoom Parveen passed away in Islamabad on Monday, after contracting Covid-19 last month.

The Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz (PML-N) Senator was admitted to a private hospital on November 28, where she was later put on a ventilator. She died at the same hospital today early in the morning.

Kalsoom had been a member of the Senate since 2015.

'Voice of people of Balochistan'

President Dr Arif Alvi offered his heartfelt condolences to Senator Kalsoom's family and prayed for the departed soul.

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi also extended his condolences to the family and expressed deep sorrow over the Senator's demise.

Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani also called the departed Senator's family to offer his condolences. He said that Senator Kalsoom's passing "has deprived the upper house of a an active, wise and honest member, one who was concerned for the country's development".   

Meanwhile, Senator Rehman Malik said he was deeply saddened to hear about the PML-N Senator's passing, saying her services to the people of Balochistan will always be remembered.

Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Shibli Faraz remembered Senator Kulsoom for her positive mindset. He said she was a strong voice for the people of Balochistan.

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Senator Faisal Javed Khan also expressed his condolences and grief over Senator's Kalsoom's passing.



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