Sindh Governor Saeed-uz-Zaman Siddiqui passed away in Karachi on Wednesday. The leader complained of chest pains and was admitted to South City Hospital earlier today.
The Sindh Government has declared a one-day state mourning to pay respect to the deceased.
Reports reveal that, Sindh Assembly Speaker, Agha Siraj Durrani will take charge as care-taker governor of Sindh until a new governor is appointed.
Prime Minister. Nawaz Sharif and President Mamnoon Hussain have expressed their grief and condolences over the demise of the governor.
PM Sharif has expressed deep grief over the sad demise of GovernorSindh Justice(R) Saeed-uz-Zaman Siddiqui who breathed his last in Karachi
— PML(N) (@pmln_org) January 11, 2017
Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari also expressed his grief over Saeed’s death.
“PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari expresses grief and sorrow over the sad demise of Governor Sindh Saeed U Zaman Sidiqi,” the party’s media cell said in a statement.
Various leaders and media personalities also took to Twitter to express their condolences.
Gov Sindh, Saeed uz Zaman siddiqui sb passed away.May Allah bless his soul.Ameen
— Dr Shahid Masood (@Shahidmasooddr) January 11, 2017
Sad to hear about the demise of Governor Sindh & Former CJ Saeed uz Zaman Siddiqui. May Allah SWT grant him the highest place in Jannah.
— Syed Mustafa Kamal (@KamalPSP) January 11, 2017
Siddiqui tried clinging with an empty title till his last breath; May Allah give all of us more self respect 😰
— Moeed Pirzada (@MoeedNj) January 11, 2017
Sad demise of Governor Sindh Saeed uz Zaman Siddiqui. He was a jurist & legislator of great prominence. May his soul rest peace. 1937-2017
— Naz Baloch (@NazBalochPTI) January 11, 2017
Exactly 2 months after Saeed uz Zaman Siddiqui was sworn in as Governor Sindh, he passes away. He remained hospitalized for last few weeks.
— Ali Salman Alvi (@alisalmanalvi) January 11, 2017
Extremely Saddened to hear about passing of Governor Sindh Saeed Uz Zaman Siddiqui. May Allah grant him highest place in Jannah!
— Mushtaq Ghani (@MushtaqGhaniPTI) January 11, 2017
Our condolences to the family of the late governor, May his soul rest in peace.
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