Prime Minister Imran Khan has wished eminent religious scholar Maulana Tariq Jameel a speedy recovery from the novel coronavirus.
According to the details, PM Imran took to his Twitter and wrote:
“Praying for Maulana Tariq Jamil’s speedy and full recovery from Covid 19.”
Praying for Maulana Tariq Jamil's speedy and full recovery from Covid 19.
— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) December 14, 2020
Maulana Tariq Jameel confirmed in his tweet that he was not feeling well for the last few days.
“On getting tested for Covid-19, it came positive,” he said. “I have been admitted to a hospital on the doctor’s advice. I request you all to make special prayers.”
Tariq Jamil was born on 1 October 1953 in Mian Channu, Pakistan. He completed primary education at Central Model School, Lahore. Jamil is an alumnus of Government College University.
He received his Islamic education from Jamia Arabia, Raiwind, where he studied Qur’an, Hadith, Sufism, logic, and Islamic jurisprudence.
In 2019, the religious scholar stood 40th of a list ranking the world’s most “influential” Muslims. The annual publication was compiled by the Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre in Jordan and highlights people who are influential as Muslims. The publication defines influential as meaning “any person who has the power to make a change that will have a significant impact on the Muslim World”.
Coronavirus in Pakistan
On the other hand, Pakistan has recorded 36 deaths and 2,362 new cases due to the dread virus in the last 24 hours.
In the past 24 hours, 36 more people succumbed to the disease, taking the death toll to 8,832. 1,719 patients have recovered from the virus during the last 24 hours and 2,456 patients are in critical condition, however, no patient has been declared critical today.
The total count of active cases is 47,236. According to the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), with the fresh inclusion of the infections in the country the national tally of cases now currently stands at 440,787.
A total of 31,830 tests were conducted across the country during this period. Overall 384,719 people have recovered from the deadly disease so far while 6,064,220 samples have been tested so far.