PPP leader Rehman Malik dies at 70
Islamabad: Pakistan People’s Party leader Rehman Malik passed away on late Tuesday night at the age of 70. The PPP Senator, who served as the interior minister during the party’s last stint, was admitted to a hospital due to COVID-19 complications.
PPP workers, leaders and politicians from other parties have offered condolences to the family of Rehman Malik.
Malik, who had received an honorary doctorate degree from the University of Karachi, served as the interior minister of the country from 2008 to 2013. He was one of the closest aides of former premier Benazir Bhutto.
Owing to his services, the government of Pakistan had awarded him with one of the highest civilian awards in the country — Sitara-e-Shujat (the Star of Bravery). He was also awarded one of the most prestigious civil decorations, Nishan-e-Imtiaz (the Order of Excellence).
PPP leaders and workers, journalists and politicians belonging to other parties have offered condolences to the family of Rehman over his demise: