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PPP MNA Mehrunnisa Afridi Advocate passes away

Dated: 2013-03-05

PESHAWAR: Pakistan Peoples Party MNA Malik Mehrunnisa Afridi Advocate passed away here on Monday.

She was under treatment for her ill-health for a long time.

Mehrunnisa was suffering from kidneys disease for last couple of months. She was elected as MNA of the PPP on reserved seat of women.

Meanwhile, President Ali Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf have condoled the death of PPP MNA.

In a condolence message to her husband, President Asif Ali Zardari expressed sorrow over the sad demise of the MNA and paid tribute to her life-long services as a committed democratic political activist.

Zardari described her as an advocate defending human rights in her capacity as former president of the women’s wing of the PPP Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and as a parliament.

In his condolence message‚ the Prime Minister said that the deceased had rendered great services for the rights and welfare of the people.

He prayed for the departed soul and bereaved family members.

Afridi had been elected as MNA on reserved seat for women from Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa during the 2008 elections.

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