Islamabad: The funeral prayer of former Minister and seasoned politician Sher Afgan Khan Niazi was offered in early Friday morning in his home town Mianwali.
Large number of politicians, civil society’s members and local people attended the prayer.
Sher Afgan was died of liver cancer on Thursday. Niazi was a staunch supporter of former military ruler General Pervez Musharraf. He won National Assembly seat from Wan Bachran in Mianwali on Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) ticket and later defected to Musharraf .
He was a legal and constitutional expert and served as minister for law, justice and parliamentary affairs in Musharraf’s regime.
Mr Niazi always put up a stout defence of former military ruler until he retired from his All Pakistan Muslim League due to health condition.