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ANP’s Haji Adeel passes away in Peshawar

ANP's Haji Adeel passes away in Peshawar

Peshawar,NOV 18,(DNA):  A veteran politician and senior leader of the Awami National Party, Haji Adeel, passed away on Friday morning, according to family sources. .

According to his son, Adnan Jalil, the deceased expired due to complications in the functioning of his kidneys.

Funeral prayers for the deceased ANP leader will be held at Peshawar`s Jinnah Park at 4:15 pm. A large number of people visited the residence of the former ANP senator after receiving news of his demise.

Haji Adeel served his party in the Senate from March 2009 to March 2015. He frequently represented ANP on various platforms and used to defend his party’s stance vehemently.

He was also the Deputy Speaker of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa assemby from 1997 to 1999.

Haji Adeel died of cardiac arrest. He was also suffering from kidneys and liver complications. His funeral prayer will be offered at 4:15pm at Jinnah Park Peshawar. He is survived by three sons and a daughter.

Born on October 25, 1944, Haji Adeel was elected member provincial assembly from NWFP (Now Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) in 1990, 1993, and 1997.

He also served as finance minister in the provincial cabinet in 1993. He was appointed deputy speaker of the provincial assembly in 1997-1999.

Adeel served his party on various positions, including parliamentary leader of the party in Senate, senior vice president of ANP,

chairman election commission of ANP, and member central and provincial executive committees.

The ANP leader remained member, National Executive Committee, Pakistan India People Forum for Peace and Democracy.

He was also interested in the fine arts and served as vice president Abaseen Arts Council and president Fine Arts Society, Edwards College.

=DNA

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