PAF: (State funeral of Air Marshal (R) Asghar Khan to be held in Abbottabad today)

Abbottabad: According to his family sources, Namaz-e-Janaza would be offered at Nawan Shehr in Abbottabad on Saturday (January 06).

Retired Air Marshal Asghar Khan was a veteran politician, aviation historian and first native commander in chief of Pakistan Air Force.

Political leadership has paid glowing tributes to Asghar Khan for his services to the Nation.

Chief of Army Staff, General Qamar Javed Bajwa expresses his grief on sad demise of ex Air Chief, Air Marshal Asghar Khan, Retired. An iconic soldier who will be remembered for his historic contributions for laying foundations of a strong Pakistan Air Force. May Allah bless his soul-Amen.

Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman also paid tribute to Asghar Khan and said that he played a key role in making PAF a modern Air Force.