Sunday, 23 December 2012 18:06
PESHAWAR: Martyred Khyber Pakthunkhwa Senior Minister and Awami National Party Parliamentary Leader, Bashir Ahmed Bilour, was laid to rest at his ancestral graveyard adjacent to Syed Hasan Pir graveyard on Sunday.
On this occasion, wreaths were laid on the tomb of the Shaheed Bashir Ahmed Bilour on behalf of the Governor and Chief Minister Khyber Pakthunkhwa.
Earlier, the funeral prayer of the slain ANP leader was held at Capt Karnal Sher Khan Shaheed stadium on Khyber Road.
Khyber Pakthunkhwa Governor, Barrister Masood Kausar, Chief Minister Amir Haider Khan Hoti, Minister for Interior Rehman Malik, Central President of Awami National Party (ANP), Asfandyar Wali Khan, Spokesman to President Office, Senator Farhatullah Khan Babar, PML-Q President Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain, PML-Q General Secretary Mushahid Hussain Syed, Federal Minister for Railways, Ghulam Ahmed Bilour, Federal Minister for Communications, Dr Arbab Alamgir Khan, Opposition leader in KP Assembly and former Chief Minister, Akram Khan Durrani attended the funeral prayers.
ANP Sindh President Senator Shahi Sayed, PPP KP President Anwar Saifullah Khan, Balochistan Nationalist Party leader Hasil Bazenjo, PML-N Senior Vice President, Engr Amir Muqam, former Interior Minister and Chairman Qumi Watan Party Aftab Ahmed Khan Sherpao, Information Minister KP, Mian Iftikhar Hussain, Member Mutahida Qumi Movement Raabta Committee Gulfaraz Khattak, federal and provincial ministers, Senators, Members National Assembly, bureaucrats, civil officers, former nazims, ANP workers from KP, Balochistan and Sindh attended the funeral of Bashir Ahmed Bilour.
On this occasion, a contingent of KP police presented guard of honour and salute to the coffin of the Shaheed.
The funeral prayers of SHO Sattar Khattak and personal secretary of the Minister Noor Muhammad were also offered at village Behram Karak and Kakshal Peshawar today. Later, they were laid to rest in their ancestral graveyards.
Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2012