Former FATA Senator Mirza Muhammad Afridi also fell victim of coronavirus

Former FATA Senator Mirza Muhammad Afridi also fell victim of coronavirus

Posted on Apr 28, 2020

Independent Senator Mirza Muhammad Afridi of the Upper House (Senate) also fell victim to the coronavirus.

It should be noted that this is one of the politicians who have recently been infected with the virus while a total of more than 14,000 people in the country have been infected with the virus.

Mirza Muhammad Khan Afridi, a former FATA official, said in a statement that he had visited Peshawar last week, where he had distributed ration bags in different areas.

He said that a few days ago he felt fever and body aches and then he had his test done as a 'precautionary measure', the result of which was positive today.


Mirza Mohammad Khan Afridi said that he is currently in isolation at his home in Lahore and is feeling better, but those who meet me should also take their test.

Meanwhile, Senate Deputy Chairman Saleem Mandviwala contacted Mirza Muhammad Afridi and inquired about his health.

In addition, PPP Senator Sherry Rehman also expressed good wishes for Mirza Afridi and expressed hope that he would recover fully soon.

In one of his tweets, he wrote that he had talked to him (Mirza Afridi) and he looked very optimistic.

Sherry Rehman wrote that she is young and inshallah she can fight this virus.

It is to be noted that Mirza Muhammad Khan Afridi is not the first politician to be infected with the virus but before that the Governor of Sindh, Member National Assembly and Provincial Assembly, Provincial Minister have also been infected with the virus.


Yesterday, Sindh Governor Imran Ismail also confirmed that he had been diagnosed with the virus.

In this regard, Prime Minister Imran Khan also tweeted today and wrote that he prays for Imran Ismail's speedy recovery from the virus.

Earlier this month, Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal National Assembly member Munir Khan Orakzai and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Director of Public Health Dr Ikramullah Khan also contracted the coronavirus. Kamran Khan Bangash also fell victim to Code 19.

He also prayed for her speedy recovery.

Not only that but Abdul Salam Afridi, an elected member of the provincial assembly from Mardan district, also contracted the coronavirus last month.

Earlier, Sindh Education Minister Saeed Ghani also tested positive for Corona, but later tested negative and returned to work.


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