Ex-Punjab Govnor Lt Gen (Ret) Raja Saroop Khan dies

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Former Governor of Punjab Lt. General (Retired) Raja Saroop Khan died in Rawalpindi on Thursday after prolonged illness, family sources have said. He was 88. General Saroop, served Pakistan Army for over 35 years from 1953 to 1988, he also served as Governor of Punjab from June 1995 to November 1996 during shaheed Prime Minister of Pakistan Benazir Bhutto’s regime, his nephew Raja Zaffar Maharoof, former Administrator District Council Mirpur told our AJK Special Correspondent Altaf Hamid Rao here on Thursday. Funeral Prayer will be offered on October 23, 2020 (Friday) at 10.00 a.m at Army Graveyard in Rawalpindi. Later on his body will be drove to his native village Modern Jaboot at adjoining town of Khari Shareef in Mirpur.—INP

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