Veteran PPP leader Rashid Rabbani passed away in Karachi on Thursday after an undisclosed illness, his family confirmed.
Rabbani had been hospitalized at a private facility in the city for many days and had been on a ventilator.
An old guard of the PPP, he was most recently serving as Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah’s special assistant. He was also the Sindh chapter’s vice president.
Soon after news of his death broke, condolences began to pour in.
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PPP co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari also extended his condolences over Rabbani’s passing, saying that he was a huge asset to the party.