MNA Ali Wazir tests positive for COVID-19

National Assembly member and politician from South Waziristan, Ali Wazir has tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday.

Mohsin Dawar, another lawmaker from the tribal region Twitted, “Our friend Ali Wazir has been tested positive for COVID-19,” Dawar said.

He further wrote, “He is taking necessary precautions and is fine for now. We request everyone to please remember him in your prayers.”

Notably, the two MNAs, who are members of the Pashtun Tahafuz Movement, were arrested last year over their alleged involvement in an attack on a Pakistan Army check-post in North Waziristan’s Kharqamar.