Financial aid for ailing singer


Karachi: Special Assistant to Chief Minister Sindh for Culture and Tourism Sharmila Faruqui has approved Rs. 200,000 for Asif Mehdi, a classical singer and son of legend singer Mehdi Hassan (Late) as financial assistance for his medical treatment.

Rubina Asif, wife of Asif Mehdi received the cheque of Rs. 200000/= at directorate culture Karachi.

Asif Mehdi is suffering from kidney disease and admitted to private hospital for his medical treatment since many days.

Faruqui said that we will not leave our legend in their hard time, they are our assets. Sindh culture department is taking all possible steps to facilitate the artists.

She informed that Asif Mehdi case is dealt as a special case of Endowment Fund.

The Minister Culture and Tourism; also prayed for early recovery of scion of noble music family and wished that he will once again be among us soon.