Muzaffarabad, January 20, 2023 (PPI-OT):Former President of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Major General (R) Sardar Anwar Khan was laid to eternal rest with full state honour after his funeral prayers were held at Rawalpindi Race Course Ground, today. He was passed away yesterday after brief illness. The AJK police force and Pakistan Army presented guard of honor to his funeral before burial while funeral prayer was attended by AJK Prime Minister Sardar Tanveer Ilyas Khan, Acting President Chaudhry Anwarul Haque, and Chief Justice AJK Justice Raja Saeed Akram Khan besides other leaders, his relatives and friends.
The AJK Prime Minister laid a floral wreath on the grave of the deceased and prayed for the elevation of his ranks. He said that the deceased was a strong voice of the AJK, his professional services on the military front were unparalleled. He said that the services of late Sardar Anwar Khan for AJK and its people would be remembered for a long time in the annals of Kashmir history. “Sardar Anwar Khan made himself a national leader by his personality and principles and his actions,” he said.
Deputy Speaker AJK Legislative Assembly Chaudhry Muhammad Riaz, Special Assistant to AJK Prime Minister Sardar Imtiaz Shaheen, Political Advisor Sardar Iftikhar and others were present on the occasion.
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