President grieved over death of ex-mayor Naimatullah Khan


Karachi, 25 February 2020 – Staff Reporter:

The 26th Mayor of Karachi, Advocate Naimat ullah Khan (89) passed away here Tuesday.

Naimatullah Khan served as mayor of Karachi from 2001 to 2005.

According to his family sources, he had been suffering from series of age related health conditions and was bed ridden for quite some time.

A lawyer by profession, Naimat ullah Khan was born in Ajmer (India) in the year 1930 and migrated to Pakistan in 1947.

He did his Masters in Journalism from Punjab University later also completed his degree program in law from S.M.Law College, Karachi.

As a young lawyer he joined Jamaat e Islami in 1950s and remained actively engaged with its public welfare wing Al Khidmat.

President Dr Arif Alvi expressed grief and sorrow over the passing.

“A great man has left for eternal abode,” the president said in a tweet.

The president prayed for the departed soul to rest in peace and for grant of patience to the bereaved family.

His funeral prayers will be offered on Wednesday after zuhr prayers.