AJK to remember its first president

MIRPUR: The people and the government of the Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) will remember their first president Sardar Muhammad Ibrahim Khan on his 14th death anniversary falling on July 31.

A confidante of Quaid-e-Azam and a leading figure of the struggle for independence, Sardar Muhammad Ibrahim, had passed away in 2003, in Islamabad, after a prolonged illness. Popularly known as Ghazi-e-Millat (national hero) he was laid to rest in his native village, Rawalakot.

The AJK government has announced a public holiday on his death anniversary. In addition, special ceremonies would be organised in various parts of AJK including the capital town and tehsil headquarters, to pay homage to the departed Kashmiri leader for the services he had rendered for the cause of independence.

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