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Former air chief Asghar Khan passes away at age of 97

ABBOTTABAD: Former Chief of Air Staff (CAS) Air Chief Marshal Asghar Khan passed away on Friday morning after a protracted illness at the age of 97, family sources said. According to family sources, the funeral prayers of first native Commander in Chief of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) will be held on Saturday in Newanshehr town of Abbottabad district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Asghar Khan was also founder of Tehrik-e-Istiqlal Pakistan, a political party, which was once a mainstream political party in Pakistan and a member…

Pakistan’s credentials for NSG membership stronger than India: Air Chief

ISLAMABAD: Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman says Pakistan’s membership in the Nuclear Suppliers Group is inescapable for lasting peace and stability in the region as well as the world. Addressing a seminar in Islamabad titled “NSG Membership of Non-NPT States: Opportunities and Challenges” he said nuclearization of the South Asian region and Pakistan is primarily in response to its much-larger neighbour’s desires to acquire nuclear arsenal. He said nuclearization of Pakistan had brought, to some…