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JKNF condoles demise of Dr. A Q Khan, Sardar Sikandar Hayat

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir National Front (JKNF) has expressed deep sense of shock over the demise of renowned Pakistani nuclear scientist Dr. Abdul Qadir Khan and former AJK president and prime minister Sardar Sikandar Hayat Khan.

In a statement issued here on Monday, the National Front spokesman Shafiq-ur-Rehaman while highlighting the Dr. A Q Khan’s unprecedented role he played in making Pakistan Muslim world’s first nuclear power, said that Khan would be remembered as national hero who not only led the country’s nuclear with diligence but also contributed significantly in making the country’s defense invincible.

Paying homage to ex AJK premier Sardar Sikandar Hayat Khan, the spokesman said that Khan being a strong proponent of Kashmiris’ right to self-determination Khan during his tenure as PM and president of the state of Azad Jammu and Kashmir had played vital role in highlight the Kashmir cause both at national as well as international level.

Extending his heartfelt condolences and sympathies to the bereaved families, Rehman prayed to Allah almighty for grant of eternal peace to the departed souls.

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