Pakistan Overseas Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, present process therapy for COVID-19, on Thursday rubbished as “false information” the stories of his dying that appeared on social media.
Mr Qureshi, 64, mentioned he was positive and recovering from the coronavirus an infection.
Terming the stories of his dying as “false information”, the international minister mentioned it had prompted misery amongst his household and buddies.
“I’m positive by the grace of Allah and recovering from COVID-19,” Mr Qureshi was quoted as saying by Geo Information.
Pakistan Overseas Workplace spokesperson Aisha Farooqui additionally condemned the makes an attempt by “mischievous components” to unfold rumours on social media concerning the international minister’s well being.
“We strongly condemn makes an attempt by mischievous components to hack Wikipedia web page of FM @SMQureshiPTI & unfold rumours on social media about his well being & well-being. By grace of Almighty Allah, FM is recovering quick. Everybody’s prayers, from Pakistan & overseas, are deeply appreciated,” Ms Farooqui tweeted.
Mr Qureshi was reportedly shifted to the Mixed Navy Hospital in Rawalpindi on Saturday, a day after he examined constructive for coronavirus and went into self-isolation.
Mr Qureshi on Friday introduced that he had examined constructive for coronavirus, becoming a member of an extended checklist of Pakistani lawmakers who’ve contracted the lethal virus.
“I’ve now examined constructive for Covid-19. By the grace of Allah, I really feel robust and energetic. I’ll proceed to hold on my duties from house. Please preserve me in your prayers,” he mentioned in a tweet on July 3.