Former senator Usman Kakar passes away

senator Usman Kakar

Former senator Usman Kakar passes away

KARACHI, (June 21, 2021): Usman Khan Kakar, a former senator of the Pashtunkhwa Milli Awami Party, passed away in Karachi, a party spokesperson confirmed. He was 59 years old.

Usman Khan Kakar was taken to a Karachi hospital from Quetta after the Sindh government offered to bear his treatment expenses and other medical facilities. He suffered a brain hemorrhage last week.

As news of ex-senator received, Sindh minister for information Syed Nasir Shah and minister for education and labour reached hospital.

His death was also widely mourned by the leaders and activists of Balochistan and other provinces.

He was born in Muslim Bagh tehsil of Balochistan’s Killa Saifullah on July 21, 1961.

Kakar was graduate and had also completed his Master’s in economics.

Kakar served as an iactive member of the Pashtunkhwa Students Organisation in 1977 and was appointed provincial president of PKMAP three times.

He contested the 2002 and 2013 elections on a KP assembly seat but could not win. He remained a senator from 2015 to 2021.