Pakistan

CHAKWAL – Member of Punjab Assembly (MPA) Malik Zahoor Anwar Awan died after a three year long illness and was buried in Lahore on Wednesday evening.

He was elected as MPA from PP-23 Chakwal-IV on the ticket of ruling (PML-N). After his success, he was diagnosed with cancer and he went to USA for treatment where he remained for two years but at last doctors had declared that cancer was at its final stage.

He was subsequently being treated in Lahore  where he breathed his last. He was elected in 2008 elections on the ticket of PML (Q) but in 2013 he contested election on the ticket of PML-N.

Malik Zahoor was a bureaucrat as he was retired as a federal secretary. His funeral was attended by hundreds of people.