Caretaker Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Muhammad Azam Khan passed away in a private hospital in Peshawar on Saturday.
According to the hospital spokesman, the Chief Minister got admitted in the hospital last night due to stomach infection, after which he suffered a heart attack.
President Dr. Arif Alvi has expressed deep grief and sorrow over the death of caretaker Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Muhammad Azam Khan.
Extending his condolences to the bereaved family, the President prayed for the departed soul.
Recalling his meetings with late Azam Khan, the President said he found him as a person of great integrity.
Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar has also expressed deep grief and sorrow over the death of Azam Khan.
Commiserating with the bereaved family, the Prime Minister prayed for the departed soul.
The Prime Minister said Azam Khan served the people throughout his life as a dedicated and competent officer. He said Azam Khan’s role as a public officer will remain a beacon of light for all civil servants.
The Prime Minister said Azam Khan as the caretaker chief minister managed the administrative affairs splendidly.
Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar said Azam Khan took all possible measures to maintain law and order and prevent smuggling in the province.
Caretaker Minister for Information and Broadcasting Murtaza Solangi has expressed grief and sorrow over the death of caretaker Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Muhammad Azam Khan.
Extending condolences to the bereaved family, he prayed for the departed soul.
The Information Minister recalled that as the caretaker Chief Minister, Azam Khan always helped in professional matters. He said that whenever he approached him for freedom of expression, protection of journalists and their welfare, Azam Khan was always forthcoming and did his best to help.
The Information Minister said the services of late Azam Khan for the country and the province are unforgettable.