SWAT: Awami National Party MPA Waqar Ahmad Khan died of cardiac arrest here on Saturday.
Mr Ahmad belonged to Shah Dheri area and was the nephew of ANP Swat central joint secretary Khan Nawab.
The lawmaker was elected MPA from the PK-7 constituency during the last general elections. He was also elected as a member of the provincial assembly in the general elections of 2008. He remained part of the then ANP government in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
During the militancy in Swat, Taliban militants had attacked his house and hujra, killing his brother, Iqbal Khan, and his two nephews.
His funeral prayers were offered at Khan Baba Stadium Kathiyar on Saturday night.
The deceased belonged to the influential family of Kabal tehsil, but he was considered a down-to-earth and well-mannered person.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mahmood Khan expressed grief over the death of Waqar Ahmad. He expressed his heartfelt sympathy and condolences to the family of the deceased. He said he was shocked to hear about the sudden death of the ANP lawmaker.
Published in Dawn, May 1st, 2022