‘In much better health’, says Dr Abdul Qadeer

ISLAMABAD: Rubbishing media reports about his health, Pakistan’s nuclear scientist Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan Saturday said that he is perfectly fine.

Rumours started circulating online earlier today that the health condition of Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan has worsened due to COVID-19.

In a video, Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan expressed his displeasure over fake news about his health condition. “By the grace of Allah, I am fine,” he added.

The nuclear scientist said that some “ungrateful” people were spreading rumours about his health. He said that these people were spreading fake news about his health and death.

He maintained that the rumours have upset the nation, adding that he has been receiving calls since morning. “If something happens to me, you will be known by my family members,” said the nuclear scientist.

“Allah will surely keep me alive for few more years so as I could tease these people,” he hopped. 

Nuclear scientist’s health improving: family   

Earlier today, sources in Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan’s family had told Geo News that his health is improving gradually.

They had said that he fell ill, but is feeling better now.

Dr Abdul Qadeer has shifted to a hospital’s coronavirus ward a few days ago due to his critical condition.

According to his spokesman, Dr Khan was admitted to KRL hospital on August 26 after he tested positive for COVID-19.

Dr AQ Khan is considered the father of Pakistan’s nuclear programme and is revered at home as a hero for building the Muslim world’s first atomic bomb.