Karachi, July 19 (ANI
): Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader and former MPA Advocate Shoaib Bukhari
passed away here on Tuesday after a long illness.
His namaz-i-janaza will be performed in Liaquatabad area, reports the Dawn.
Bukhari was elected an MPA several times since 1992 and was a member of MQM's Rabita Committee.
He was also sent to jail in various cases during his political career.
At that time of devastating earthquakes in northern areas of the country, Bukhari headed MQM's welfare organisation - Khidmat-i-Khalq Foundation (KKF).
MQM leader Mustafa Azizabadi
in a tweet announced that MQM founder Altaf Hussain
has expressed grief over Bukhari's death.
Pak Sarzameen Party Chief and ex-MQM
leader Mustafa Kamal also expressed sorrow over Bukhari's passing away. (ANI