KARACHI: Sindh Minister Ghulam Murtaza Baloch has died of corona virus.
PPP leader Rafiullah Baloch said that Ghulam Murtaza Baloch had been diagnosed with corona virus and had been on ventilator for several days.
Sindh government spokesman Murtaza Wahab also confirmed the death of Ghulam Murtaza Baloch and expressed sorrow.
Haji Ghulam Murtaza Baloch, our colleague in #Sindh Cabinet has passed away today. He was suffering from #COVIDー19. He was a genuine political worker & a very polite and humble human being. May Allah SWT bless his soul.
— SenatorMurtaza Wahab (@murtazawahab1) June 2, 2020
On the other hand, PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has also expressed sorrow over the demise of Sindh Minister Ghulam Murtaza Baloch.
In his statement, Bilawal said that he was deeply shocked by the death of Ghulam Murtaza Baloch due to corona virus. He continued his public service in the lockdown and stood by the PPP in every era.
Ghulam Murtaza Baloch was elected Member Sindh Assembly from Constituency 88 Malir 2.
It may be recalled that several members of the Sindh Assembly have been diagnosed with corona virus while 526 deaths have been reported in the province so far and the number of infected patients is more than 31,000.