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PPP leader Fauzia Wahab. — Photo by APP

KARACHI: Pakistan People's Party (PPP) leader Fauzia Wahab was laid to rest in Karachi’s Gizri graveyard on Monday after her funeral prayer was held at Sultan Masjid in Defence, DawnNews reported.

Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah, Advisor to the Prime Minister on Interior Rehman Malik, federal and provincial ministers and other lawmakers from different political parties attended the prayer.

Wahab, a central leader of the PPP, had passed away on Sunday after fighting for the past three weeks against complications arising out of successive surgeries.

Wahab, 56, a PPP MNA and special secretary at the presidency, had started her political career in 1979 when she contested local bodies election on a PPP ticket.

She leaves behind her husband, three sons and a daughter and scores of party comrades to mourn her death.

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