HAFIZABAD - Mother of PPP MPA Malik Fayyaz Ahmad Awan (widow of Malik Fazal Hussain Awan MNA) died here after protracted illness.

She was 80. She was maternal grandmother of local PPP leader Malik Gul Nawaz Phool Khan Awan and Malik Babar Awan.

She was laid to rest in the ancestral graveyard in Garhi Awan Hafizabad. The funeral was attended by a large number of political and social workers, elected representatives, officers, landlords, traders and journalists of the district Sunday afternoon.

Her ‘Qul’ would be held in Dera of Malik Fayyaz Ahmad Awan MPA in Garhi Awan at 11am on Tuesday (tomorrow).

Meanwhile, Jahangir Badr, Faryal Talpur and other PPP leaders in their condolence massage to Malik Fayyaz, expressed their heartfelt sympathies over the demise of his mother and prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul.