LARKANA: Pakistan People’s Party MAN, Muhammad Ayaz Soomro breathed his last in a New York hospital in the wee hours of Tuesday. He was 59.
Born on December 31, 1958, Ayaz Soomro joined Sindh People’s Students Federation in his student life. He also remained central secretary general of the PPP Sindh.
He was a lawyer by profession and was elected as member of Supreme Court Bar from Larkana. He also remained president District Bar for ten years.
Ayaz Sooro was considered a close associate of Benazir Bhutto. He also remained PPP president of District Larkana for ten years. He was also elected member of provincial assembly (MPA) of Sindh Assembly three times. He was appointed as provincial law, jails and housing minister in 2008.
Ayaz Soomro was elected as an MAN from National Assembly constituency NA-204 on PPP ticket. He was suffering from cardiovascular disease and remained under treatment in Karachi for a long time. He was shifted to New York a month ago where he died today.
Riaz Soomro, brother of Ayaz Soomro, has confirmed the news of his death and said his body would be brought to Pakistan and he will be buried in Shahdadkot.