Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, experiencing treatment for COVID-19, on Thursday rubbished as “bogus news” the reports of his passing that showed up via web-based networking media.
Qureshi, 64, said he was fine and recouping from COVID-19 contamination.
Naming the reports of his passing as “bogus news”, the remote priest said it had caused trouble among his loved ones.
“I am fine by the Grace of Allah and recouping from COVID-19,” Qureshi was cited as saying by Geo News.
Pakistan’s Foreign Office representative Aisha Farooqui likewise denounced the endeavors by “devilish components” to spread bits of gossip via web-based networking media about the remote priest’s wellbeing.
“We unequivocally sentence endeavors by devilish components to hack Wikipedia page of FM @SMQureshiPTI and spread bits of gossip via web-based networking media about his wellbeing and prosperity. By beauty of Almighty Allah, FM is recuperating quick. Everybody’s petitions, from Pakistan and abroad, are profoundly valued,” Farooqui tweeted.
Qureshi was apparently moved to the Combined Military Hospital in Rawalpindi on Saturday, a day after he tried positive for the coronavirus and went into self-separation.
Qureshi on Friday declared that he had tried positive for the coronavirus, joining an extensive rundown of Pakistani legislators who have gotten the destructive infection.
“I have now tried positive for Covid-19. By the beauty of Allah, I feel solid and vigorous. I will keep on carrying on my obligations from home. It would be ideal if you keep me in your petitions,” he said in a tweet on July 3.
Prior, Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan (MQM-P) pioneer and Federal Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunications Syed Aminul Haq had tried positive for the coronavirus. Seven days sooner than that PML-N representative Marriyum Aurangzeb said she had tried positive.
Railroads Minister Sheik Rashid Ahmed, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) MNA Jai Prakash, previous head administrator Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Minister of State for Narcotics Shehryar Afridi and PTI’s central whip in the National Assembly Aamir Dogar have likewise been determined to have COVID-19.
In June, Member of the National Assembly (MNA) Munir Khan Orakzai kicked the bucket, days subsequent to recuperating from the coronavirus.
Eight individuals from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly have likewise been contaminated with the coronavirus. National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser was additionally contaminated yet recouped.