KARACHI – The hero of 1965 war, retired Air Marshal Azim Daudpota who also served as Governor of Sindh passed away here on Monday. He was 84.

He was suffering from multiple diseases. Funeral prayers were offered at Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Shahra-e-Faisal base at 1:30 pm, and he was buried at PAF graveyard, Korangi base.

Azeem joined the Air Force in 1955 and served the country with valour in 1965 war for which he was awarded Sitara-e-Jurrat. He was also awarded Sitara-e-Imtiaz.

He served as the Governor of Sindh from 25th October 1999 to 24th May 2000.-Online