Pakistan Air Force's hero of 1965 and 1971 wars Air Marshal Inam-Ul-Haque Khan (Retd) passed away in Rawalpindi
ISLAMABAD, (Pakistan Point News - 10th Aug, 2017 ) : Pakistan Air Force's hero of 1965 and 1971 wars Air Marshal Inam-Ul-Haque Khan (Retd) passed away in Rawalpindi on Thursday after a prolonged illness. He was 90. Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman expressed heartfelt grief on the sad demise of Air Marshal Inam and said the veteran rendered valuable services for Pakistan Air Force both during peace and war. The air chief acknowledged his various contributions in transforming Pakistan Air Force (PAF) into a modern organization and said his services would be remembered for the times to come.
Air Marshal Inam-Ul-Haque was born in Patiala, India in May, 1927. After migrating to Pakistan in 1947, he joined Royal Pakistan Air Force in 5th GD (P) Course, the next year. He graduated as a fighter pilot in December, 1949, securing all the trophies to his credit. In recognition of his valuable services during 1971 war, he was awarded the gallantry award of Hilal-e-Jurat. During his illustrious career, he also served as ACAS (Operations), Air Officer Commanding, Air Defence Command and Director General Joint Staff at JS HQs. Air Marshal Inam-Ul-Haque Khan was also decorated with Sitara-i-Imtiaz (M) and Hilal-i-Imtiaz (M). His funeral would be offered at PAF Base, Nur Khan with full military honours followed by burial at PAF graveyard on Friday.