Dr. Mehnaz Marri, who honoured Pakistan with her matchless services in the capacity of first female surgeon hailing from Balochistan, passed away earlier this week.
Gone too soon, the cause of death is still unknown. Balochistan Senator Anwar ul Haq Kakar claimed on his Twitter handle that gas leakage caused her death. However, few sources also claim that the death was caused because of the brain haemorrhage. Young doctor got engaged on December 2 and was getting married in January.
The irreplaceable loss of dealt of a young, capable and intellectual human being has saddened everyone and the prominent political personalities as well as social media community expressed their condolences.
Dr. Yasmin Rashid wrote that the country lost a ‘precious asset’ – which indeed we did.
“The nation has lost a precious asset as well as a beautiful person. May Allah grant her Jannah and her family patience” – said health minister on Twitter.
Innalillahi wa inna alaehi rajioon!
Saddened at the death of Dr. Mahnaz Marri. She was the first lady Heart Surgeon in Pakistan.
The nation has lost a precious asset as well as a beautiful person.
May Allah grant her Jannah and her family patience. pic.twitter.com/84ezUVEeLI
— Dr. Yasmin Rashid (@Dr_YasminRashid) December 28, 2018
Hailing from a conservative district Kohlu. Dr Mahnaz Marri worked as the consultant cardiovascular surgeon at consultant cardiovascular surgeon at NICVD (National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases). She completed her medical education from Agha Khan University and was a Gold Medalist Cardiovascular Surgeon. During her personal and professional career, Marri faced many difficulties and hindrance however they didn’t affect her determination to serve in the prestigious field. Breaking stereotypes, she emerged as the first female cardiovascular surgeon from the underprivileged province.
The bright star also served as assistant professor of cardiac surgery Bolan Medical University, Quetta, Balochistan. The news came as a shock to people, and the social media community expressed their grief on the young woman’s untimely demise.
Here is what the people had to say:
Sad indeed: Daughter of Baluchistan and may have been the 1st lady Cardiac Surgeon from there. Just for the sake of keeping record straight though, Pakistan’s 1st female Cardiac Surgeon was Dr Sohaila Mohsin Ali, performed first open heart surgery in Aga Khan Hospital, Nov 1994.
— Nasir Khan Siavi, MD (@doc_yanoosi) December 28, 2018
As big lose of pakistan
— Rubina Siddiq (@RubinaSiddiq1) December 29, 2018
So sad news a very young lady
Is no more May Allah rest her soul in jannah
— Maria Gull (@sugaina28) December 28, 2018
Very sad demise. May Allah bless her Maghfarat and peace in eternity.
— Rana Abdul Baqi (@rabaqi) December 28, 2018
Inna Lillah wa inna eleh Rajeoon ..
She got engaged on 2 December 2018 and was suppose to get married Soon ..
She died because of a sudden Brain hemorrhage.. May Her Soul RIP Ameen
— ناصر صاحب (@Nasirsahb) December 28, 2018
First heart surgeon for a lady is great job and honour May Allah shower His blessings on her always we really proud of you Lady Doctor Mahnaz Marri
— Tahir Sher (@TahirSher2) December 29, 2018
My Prayers Go for Eternal Rest in Peace for the Departed Soul of Dr. Mahnaz Marri and all those Lady Surgeon of FJ & KE who did relentlessly in Odd times with meager resources as concerned citizen during my association on Lahores Social Platform.
— Ali (@AliPceta1) December 29, 2018
Ameen.inna lillahe wa inna alaihe rajeoon.May God bless the soul of Dr Mahnaz Marri with eternal peace and grant enduring patience and courage to the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss Aameen
— RK Wazir (@RKWazir4) December 28, 2018
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