Lahore, 30th March: Former finance minister Dr Abdul Hafeez Sheikh has tested positive for the coronavirus.
According to reports of Baaghi TV, after being removed from his post recently, Abdul Hafeez Sheikh has contracted the deadly virus.
Hammad Azhar, Minister for Industries and Production, who has been posted as the new finance minister now, confirmed on his Twitter handle that Dr Sheikh has been infected with COVID-19.
Just found out that Dr Hafeez Sh has tested positive for Covid-19. I pray for his swift recovery and good health. Ameen.
— Hammad Azhar (@Hammad_Azhar) March 30, 2021
He tweeted, “Just found out that Dr Hafeez Sh has tested positive for Covid-19. I pray for his swift recovery and good health. Ameen.”
It is pertinent to mention here that Prime Minister Imran Khan removed Finance Minister Dr Abdul Hafeez Sheikh from his post on Monday. The duty was then handed over to Minister for Industries Hammad Azhar as an additional charge.
According to Baaghi TV reports, President Dr Arif Alvi and Defence Minister Pervez Khattak have also tested positive for the coronavirus on Monday.
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