Islamabad, February 26: Chief Editor of Daily K2, who died in a traffic accident today, will be laid to rest in his native town located in Rondu sub-division, Skardu. His body will be shifted to Skardu today (Monday), according to family sources.
Gilgit Press Club has announced 7 days of mourning to honour the departed journalist.
President Zardari and Prime Minister Gilani have paid glowing tributes to services of Raja Hussain Khan Maqpoon.
GB Governor, Chief Minister, Speaker GBLA, members of the cabinet and assembly members have expressed shock and grief over the death of the region’s most respected publisher and editor. Glowing tributes have been paid to him for his great services.
Volunteer reporters and editors of Pamir Times have also expressed grief and shock over the death of Raja Maqpoon.