Pukhtun Nama Desk News
Akhtar Mengal, a member of Pakistan’s National Assembly, wrote on Twitter that he had tested positive for the corona virus and called on people who had seen him in recent days to take the corona virus test.
I have been tested positive for COVID-19. I request everyone who has interacted with me to get tested immediately.
— Akhtar Mengal (@sakhtarmengal) August 19, 2020
Many politicians, including opposition and PML-N leader Shahbaz Sharif, have prayed for Akhtar Mengal’s health.
In recent months, a number of other central and provincial politicians, including National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser, have been infected with the coronavirus, which has killed several people.