Hakim Ali Zardari died of multiple organ failure and was under treatment at Islamabad's PIMS Hospital, reports said. — File Photo

KARACHI: Hakim Ali Zardari, the father of President Asif Ali Zardari, passed away on Tuesday, DawnNews reported.

He died of multiple organ failure and was under treatment at Islamabad's PIMS Hospital, reports said.

Mr. Zardari was born in Nawabshah in 1930. He started his political career in 1970 and became member of Parliament for three times.

He also owned a popular cinema in Karachi.

He will be laid to rest in Nawabshah.