Former interior minister Rehman Malik passes away

Former interior minister Rehman Malik passes away


ISLAMABAD: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader and former interior minister Rahman Malik died in Islamabad early Wednesday at the age of 70, Dunya News reported.

According to the details, Rehman Malik was transferred to a private clinic in Islamabad on February 1 for treatment of post-COVID-19 lung complications and took his last breath on Wednesday.

According to sources, Lehman Malik had recently recovered from the coronavirus, but his health suddenly deteriorated on February 1 and he was transferred to the hospital’s intensive care unit (ICU). Rehman Malik suffered severe lung complications from the coronavirus, sources said.

Rehman Malik was appointed Minister of Home Affairs from March 25, 2008 to March 16, 2013. Previously, from 2004 to 2007, he served as head of security for Benazir Bhutto and became a senior official of the BJP Central Committee.

Rehman Malik was born on December 12, 1951 in Sialkot. Before entering national politics, Malik worked as a special agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FIA) and eventually served as the Deputy Director of the FBI from 1993 to 1996.

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