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Amid tears and tributes, Aamir Liaquat laid to rest at Abdullah Shah Ghazi graveyard

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  • Hussain’s burial held at 5:30pm today.
  • He passed away a day earlier under mysterious circumstances in Karachi.
  • Deceased will be laid to rest at the Abdullah Shah Ghazi graveyard.

KARACHI: Famous TV personality and PTI MNA Aamir Liaquat Hussain has been laid to rest at Karachi’s Abdullah Shah Ghazi graveyard after his funeral prayers were offered here on Friday.

A large number of people, including Hussain’s family and friends, attended the prayers. Former governor of Sindh Imran Ismail and former mayor of Karachi Farooq Sattar also attended the funeral. 

The police reached a settlement regarding the matter of the deceased’s burial and decided to hand the body to Ahmed Aamir, the son of Hussain. Pakistani social worker Ramzan Chhipa performed the ghusl (the process of washing and shrouding the deceased ahead of burial) of the PTI MNA.

Earlier, the police stopped Hussain’s burial for an autopsy to determine the exact cause of his death. However, his family was not on board. 

The 50-year-old televangelist passed away on Thursday. The news of his untimely death sent shock waves across the country.

Hussain had revealed in one of his recent video statements that he has booked a grave in the graveyard of Abdullah Shah Ghazi’s shrine. His parents, politician Sheikh Liaquat Hussain and columnist Mahmooda Sultana are also buried at the same spot and he will be laid to rest beside them.

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Temporary bail for PTI founder increased in three instances

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Details reveal that the ATC court considered bail petitions for interim release in three cases including attacks on Shadman Police Station, Askari Tower, and Jinnah House.

In addition to requesting arguments from the attorneys for the upcoming session, the judge instructed that PTI founder Imran Khan be present via video link from Adiala Jail.

It is noteworthy to add that the Punjab government has assigned seven cells in Adiala Jail to the convicted PTI founder Imran Khan, and fourteen security guards have been assigned to guard him. This information was previously communicated to the LHC.

Related: LHC revealed that the PTI founder’s jail security costs Rs1.2 million a month.

“To ensure proper security for Imran Khan, an accommodation of six cells has been made in addition to his cell,” AGP Punjab Khalid Ishaq stated in court.

According to the article, “14 police officers have been assigned to guard Imran Khan at Adiala Jail, whereas one officer is assigned to watch over ten prisoners there.

May 9 events
Following Imran Khan, the founder of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, and the former prime minister’s detention at the Islamabad High Court (IHC), violent confrontations erupted around the country.

The party activists were upset by their chairman’s detention, so they staged rallies in both big and distant cities. Balochistan, Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and Islamabad called in the armed forces to maintain law and order.

During a demonstration, “PTI workers” attacked Army posts and the Corps Commander’s residence in Lahore, commonly known as Jinnah House.

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Shehbaz Sharif, PM, will personally oversee Saudi investment

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Thanking Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for sending a high-level delegation that will usher in a new era of Saudi investment in Pakistan, trade partnerships, and business ties, the prime minister chaired a meeting to review issues pertaining to the recent high-powered Saudi delegation and Saudi investment in various sectors.

He applauded the efforts of the relevant senior officers, Special Investment Facilitation Council, and federal ministers for turning the Saudi delegation’s visit into a partnership that would benefit both parties.

In order to get the desired results, he asked for the ministries to be capacitated and gave the relevant authorities instructions to hire top-tier professionals to carry out the foreign investment projects.

In order to guarantee that the projects agreed upon with the Saudi delegation are carried out, the prime minister requested the Board of Investment, SIFC, and other ministries to design a system.

He stated that Saudi Arabia and Pakistan had friendly relations and that the Kingdom had always helped Pakistan in its time of need.

The Saudi King and Crown Prince were commended by Prime Minister Shehbaz for their strong desire to advance Pakistani-Saudi collaboration and partnerships.

He reaffirmed the determination of his administration to pursue all feasible avenues for the advancement and well-being of the nation.

Following a discussion of potential investments in the domains of mining, agriculture, energy, information technology, and infrastructure development, the meeting was informed of the interest and offer for various projects made by the Saudi delegation.

The inclusion of Pakistan in the global supply and value chains was also discussed by both parties, and Pakistan’s readiness for this role was greatly acknowledged.

The attendees of the meeting saw the arrival of friendly delegations to investigate investment prospects as a positive development and hailed the present administration’s diplomatic achievements.

The prime minister gave orders to all relevant ministries and departments to provide special attention to business-to-business and government-to-government agreements, and to treat the local business community with confidence in this regard.

Federal Ministers Mohammad Ishaq Dar, Khawaja Muhammad Asif, Jam Kamal Khan, Ahad Khan Cheema, Ataullah Tarar, Rana Tanveer Hussain, Ahsan Iqbal, Salik Hussain Chaudhry, Sardar Awais Khan Leghari, Abdul Aleem Khan, Dr. Musadik Malik, Minister of State Shaza Fatima Khawaja, Special Assistant Tariq Fatemi, Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Muhammad Jehanzeb Khan, members of the National Assembly Bilal Azhar Kayani and Rumina Khursheed Alam, Prime Minister Rana Ehsan Afzal’s coordinator, as well as other pertinent figures, attended the meeting.

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A reputable bakery in Karachi was busted by SSGC for gas theft.

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The Customer Relations Department (CRD)’s theft control team raided a well-known bakery in Karachi as part of their most recent operation, where they discovered gas theft. The team seized the pipes and additional items that the bakery was using to steal gas from the SSGC infrastructure.

The SSGC authorities stated that Malik Muhammad Yaseen, the proprietor of the bakery, has been charged with gas theft and that the stolen gas will be reimbursed based on load.

Separately, the removal of 210 homes’ domestic connections and 10 subterranean clamps revealed a huge gas theft in Sukkur. The annual amount of theft committed was estimated to be 201,600 cm. as stated in the press statement from SSGC.

Gas theft was discovered in Hyderabad at Mutaasreen Colony in Kohisar Area, Latifabad, where two clamps on 8′′ and 2′′ diameters were found.

The miscreants repaired feeder mains (FMs) so that rubber pipes could be extended to over thirty homes in an area that was not gasified. The clamps were taken out, the rubber pipes were recovered, and the 2′′ and 8′′ diameter FMs were fixed and fused. The aforementioned unregistered clients were estimated to have stolen 28,800 cm of property annually in the area.

In other Sindhi cities, including as Jacobabad Zone in Larkana and Shikarpur Zone in Shikarpur, the SSGC overcame home gas theft miscreants. In these incidents, 13 unlawful overhead connections and 12 underground connections, respectively, were dismantled, and rubber pipes and clamps were removed quickly, according to the firm.

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