Pakistan central bank chief suffers heart attack

PAKISTAN - Dr Ishrat Hussain, Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan, suffered a heart attack last Wednesday.

According to family sources, Dr Ishrat Hussain was getting ready to go to the office when he complained of chest pain and was rushed to the hospital. He was admitted to intensive care unit (ICU).

President Pervez Musharraf called Mrs Shahnaz Hussain to enquire about the condition of her husband. Federal Finance Minister Shaukat Aziz arranged for the famous cardiologist, Dr Azhar Farooqui

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