Sindh Minister for Human Settlement Ghulam Murtaza Baloch passed away on Tuesday days after contracting the coronavirus and being shifted to the intensive care unit (ICU) of a private hospital in Karachi.
The news was confirmed by Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah, who grieved the loss of his colleague.
In a statement, he said: “Baloch died due to the coronavirus. He was a brave and diligent member of the PPP. It will be a difficult task to replace him.”
Sindh government spokesperson Murtaza Wahab also offered his condolences.