Islamabad, October 19: Havaldar (r) Rustam Baig, a veteran of Gilgit-Baltsitan’s war of independence, passed away today here in Islamabad. He was around 85 years old.
Late Rustam Baig had also participated in the 1965 war. He remained a Skiing trainer at Naltar Skiing School for 4 years.
Among his children are, Rehmatullah Baig (PIA), Nadir Shah, Muhammad Sana and Nusrat Nasab, Executive Officer of Focus Humanitarian Assistance Pakistan.
Late Rustam Baig’s funeral prayer was offered this morning and he was laid to rest in Islamabad in presence of a large number of people.