NEW YORK: The funeral prayers for Pakistan People’s Party’s (PPP) Muhammad Ayaz Soomro will be offered at a Brooklyn mosque on Wednesday (around 1 am Thursday PST), a local media outlet reported.
The funeral prayers are to be held at the Makki Masjid in Brooklyn after Asr prayers and will be attended by friends and family members. The body will be taken to Pakistan on March 22 on an Emirates flight via Dubai.
Soomro had died in the early hours of Tuesday morning at the age of 59. He was a Member of the National Assembly (MNA) with the PPP, representing NA-204 Larkana.
He had fallen ill around three weeks ago and had moved to a hospital in Manhattan, New York to receive medical treatment.