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Former foreign minister Gohar Ayub Khan passes away

His funeral prayer will be offered on Saturday (tomorrow) at 3:00pm in Village Rehana, Haripur District

Gohar Ayub Khan. — Facebook/The Hallian Club/File

ISLAMABAD: Gohar Ayub Khan, former foreign minister and National Assembly speaker, passed away on Friday.

His funeral prayer will be offered on Saturday (tomorrow) at 3:00pm in Village Rehana, Haripur District in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Taking to X, formerly known as Twitter, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Secretary General Omar Ayub Khan confirmed that his father passed away peacefully after a brief illness.

His funeral prayer will be offered on Saturday (tomorrow) at 3:00pm in Village Rehana, Haripur District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa . “Qul will be offered at 11am at Omar Ayub Khan’s residence Main G.T Road Haripur on 19th November,” he added.

Born in 1937, the former foreign minister was under treatment in a private hospital in Islamabad for quite some time, PTI spokesperson Rauf Hussain said. 

Gohar Ayub Khan was the son of former field marshal president Ayub Khan.

He also paid tribute to the ex-FM for his services to the nation and the country.

Expressing deep sorrow and grief over the demise of the former foreign minister, President Dr Arif Alvi offered his heartfelt condolences to the family members. 

He prayed to Allah Almighty to rest the departed soul in eternal peace and grant courage to the bereaved family to bear this loss with fortitude.

The president also paid tributes to the services of the deceased for the country in the field of politics.

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