*KARACHI - Pakistan People’s Party leader Sharmila Faruqi gave birth to a baby boy on Friday.*
Her delivery took place at a private hospital in Karachi.
Faruqi’s husband Hashaam Riaz Sheikh announced the news on his Twitter account.
“We welcome baby Hussain to the world,” he tweeted. “Both the mother @sharmilafaruqi and the baby are doing well.”
“Need prayers and best wishes for the baby.”
Sharmila Faruqi got married to owner of a private television channel Hashaam Riaz Sheikh in 2015.