Air Marshal Asghar Khan passes away

Jan 05, 2018
[video width="640" height="360" mp4="https://i.samaa.tv/wp-content/uploads//usr/nfs/sestore3/samaa/vodstore/digital-library/2018/01/Air-Marshal-Asghar-Khan-Still-05-01.mp4"][/video] ABBOTTABAD: Former chief of air staff, Air Marshal Asghar Khan passed away in Abbottabad, his family said on Friday. Asghar Khan, who was the first Muslim commander-in-chief of the Pakistan Air Force, expired after a prolonged period of illness at the age of 96. The funeral prayer for his eternal peace will be offered after the Friday prayers at a Pakistan Air Force Base in Islamabad today. His funeral prayers will be offered on Saturday in Abbottabad also. His son Ali Asghar Khan said the former Air Chief will be laid to rest on Saturday in his native village of Nawa Shehar, Abbottabad. Asghar Khan became the head of PAF at the age of 35.  
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