Dr. Aamir Liaquat Hussain, a renowned religious scholar, and social media personality, has passed away at his Karachi residence, Khudad Colony.
Dr. Aamir Liaquat Hussain was found unconscious at his home
According to the initial reports, Aamir reportedly felt discomfort last night but refused to go to the hospital. His servant, Javed, said that he heard a scream from Aamir Liaquat’s room in the morning the domestic staff rushed to his room and knocked but received no reply. Later, when they broke into his room the MNA was found unconscious, upon shifting to a private hospital in a critical condition he was declared dead.
The police have started an investigation into the death of the PTI leader and conducted a search at his home in Karachi’s Khudadad Colony. The police added that initial reports show no foul play; however, the post-mortem examination of the politician will be conducted at the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre. The news of his death was also confirmed by National Speaker Pervaiz Ashraf who postponed the session of the house to mark the death of the lawmaker.
Condolences from Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah, former president Asif Ali Zardari, PPP Chairperson, and Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari, former Sindh governor Imran Ismail, and other prominent media personalities are continuously pouring in over the demise of the former TV host.
Life of the Karachi-based politician and televangelist
Aamir Liaquat joined Geo News in 2001, where he hosted Aalim Online, a religious program that gained him a large following over the past few years Liaquat has been hosting Ramzan transmissions on multiple channels. He had earlier been a key leader of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement before parting ways in 2016, later he joined PTI in March 2018 and was elected as MNA from Karachi. Aamir Liaquat was a highly-rated TV anchor who had been named three times on the list of the world’s 500 most influential Muslims.