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Air Marshal (r) Asghar Khan Join PTI in a Press Conference Along with Imran Khan

December 12, 2011

Air Marshal (r) Asghar Khan will join PTI in a press conference along with Chairman Imran Khan (official).Date/ Time: December 12 @ 2:30PM.Venue: PTI Central Secretariat (House #84, Street#, 02, Embassy Road G-6/4) – Islamabad.All the media personnel are requested to attend Press Conferences

Air Marshal Asghar Khan (Urdu: ائیر مارشل اصغر خان; born 17 January, 1921) is a Pakistani 3-star rank general and politician who was the first native Air Force Commander-in-Chief of Pakistan Air Force. A politician and world war II veteran fighter pilot, at the age of 36, he served as the youngest and first Pakistani head of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF). Later on he was appointed as the head of the National flag carrier PIA (Pakistan International Airlines).
He is considered an honest politician who did not achieve all his political goals due to the principled stands that he took. His long career in the Air Force, running PIA and in politics spanned many of the key moments in Pakistan’s history. He is also the author of a dozen books. During his long political career which included imprisonment, he was adopted as a Prisoner of Conscience by Amnesty International and was awarded the Gold Medal by the Pakistan Society of Human Rights. He has also been awarded the Jinnah Award by the Jinnah Society for outstanding services to the cause of democracy and for upholding the values and principles of Muhammad Ali Jinnah.

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