Mamnoon Hussain – Former President Passes Away (1940-2021)
Mamoon Hussain, the former president of Pakistan, passes away on 15th july 2021 due to prolonged illness. He was a politician, industrialist who served Pakistan since 1999 when he was first appointed as Governor of Sindh by Rafiq Tarar, who was then President of Pakistan. But within four months of time, he was expelled from that due to military coup d’état. Mamnoon Hussain was born in Uttar Pradesh – India, in year 1940. As he was born before independence, so he had to migrate with his family to Pakistan, at the time of partition in 1947. After his migration to Pakistan, he completed his higher studies from IBA – Karachi, as he graduated in year 1965 and was alumni of one of the prestigious university in Pakistan.
Talking about his professional life, he was long time loyalist to Muslim League and the leader of the party, Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif. He was also once an advisor to then CM of Sindh, Liaquat Jatoi. He was the 12th president of the state and served country from 2013-2018. For several decades, he served PML-N and was once also, head of Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He stood up for PML-N and with Nawaz Sharif through all his hard times and proved how loyal he was towards them.
Mamnoon Hussain was diagnosed with cancer in February 2021 and was undergoing treatments since then. But due to prolonged illness, he took his last breath in the hospital on 15th July. He left his wife and three sons behind alone. After hearing about this news, many politicians from opposition parties, showed condolences on his demise.
“We are deeply saddened over the death of former president of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain. He was a sincere man who served Pakistan with utmost sincerity. May Allah almighty grant him a place in the tide of mercy.” Said PML-N Vice-President Maryam Nawaz.