Iftikhar Hussain Shah is confirmed dead at the age of 71.
Iftikhar was best known as a Pakistani military officer and politician.
RIP Iftikhar Hussain Shah @TheTweetOfGod #TragicDeaths ๐Ÿ’”๐Ÿ’ #IftikharHussainShah add some flowers to their gravestonโ€ฆ
Sad to hear, Iftikhar Hussain Shah has passed away - #Iftikhar #rip
RT @AsadQaiserPTI: ุฅูู†ูŽู‘ุง ู„ูู„ู‘ู‡ู ูˆูŽุฅูู†ูŽู‘ู€ุง ุฅูู„ูŽูŠู’ู‡ู ุฑูŽุงุฌูุนูˆู†ูŽ Deeply saddened to hear the sudden demise of Former governor KP Lt- Genโ€ฆ
RT @AsadQaiserPTI: ุฅูู†ูŽู‘ุง ู„ูู„ู‘ู‡ู ูˆูŽุฅูู†ูŽู‘ู€ุง ุฅูู„ูŽูŠู’ู‡ู ุฑูŽุงุฌูุนูˆู†ูŽ 1239203049563971584,2020-03-15 14:53:24 +0000,Zahida60016712,RT @AsadQaiserPTI: ุฅูู†ูŽู‘ุง ู„ูู„ู‘ู‡ู ูˆูŽุฅูู†ูŽู‘ู€ุง ุฅูู„ูŽูŠู’ู‡ู ุฑูŽุงุฌูุนูˆู†ูŽ
RT @AsadQaiserPTI: ุฅูู†ูŽู‘ุง ู„ูู„ู‘ู‡ู ูˆูŽุฅูู†ูŽู‘ู€ุง ุฅูู„ูŽูŠู’ู‡ู ุฑูŽุงุฌูุนูˆู†ูŽ 1239199136777453569,2020-03-15 14:37:52 +0000,SyedShahzaibAm1,RT @AsadQaiserPTI: ุฅูู†ูŽู‘ุง ู„ูู„ู‘ู‡ู ูˆูŽุฅูู†ูŽู‘ู€ุง ุฅูู„ูŽูŠู’ู‡ู ุฑูŽุงุฌูุนูˆู†ูŽ
RT @AsadQaiserPTI: ุฅูู†ูŽู‘ุง ู„ูู„ู‘ู‡ู ูˆูŽุฅูู†ูŽู‘ู€ุง ุฅูู„ูŽูŠู’ู‡ู ุฑูŽุงุฌูุนูˆู†ูŽ 1239193461406019587,2020-03-15 14:15:18 +0000,yasirkhattak10,RT @MalakMarjan: ุฅูู†ูŽู‘ุง ู„ูู„ู‘ู‡ู ูˆูŽุฅูู†ูŽู‘ู€ุง ุฅูู„ูŽูŠู’ู‡ู ุฑูŽุงุฌูุนูˆู†ูŽ
Ex-Governer KPK Gen Iftikhar Hussain Shah passed away today.He will be in memories for his commendable efforts forโ€ฆ
RT @MalakMarjan: ุฅูู†ูŽู‘ุง ู„ูู„ู‘ู‡ู ูˆูŽุฅูู†ูŽู‘ู€ุง ุฅูู„ูŽูŠู’ู‡ู ุฑูŽุงุฌูุนูˆู†ูŽ 1239176345084723201,2020-03-15 13:07:18 +0000,maaazist,RT @SabukAfridi: Saddened to learn about the sad demise of Ex-Governor KPK Lt Gen (Rtd) Iftikhar Hussain Shah. His contributions forโ€ฆ
RT @AsadQaiserPTI: ุฅูู†ูŽู‘ุง ู„ูู„ู‘ู‡ู ูˆูŽุฅูู†ูŽู‘ู€ุง ุฅูู„ูŽูŠู’ู‡ู ุฑูŽุงุฌูุนูˆู†ูŽ 1239173123217522688,2020-03-15 12:54:29 +0000,SabukAfridi,Saddened to learn about the sad demise of Ex-Governor KPK Lt Gen (Rtd) Iftikhar Hussain Shah. His contributions forโ€ฆ
RT @ZiaBangashPTI: Saddened to learn about sad demise of Ex-Governor Lt Gen (Rtd) Iftikhar Hussain Shah. May his soul rest in peace. Dโ€ฆ
RT @AsadQaiserPTI: ุฅูู†ูŽู‘ุง ู„ูู„ู‘ู‡ู ูˆูŽุฅูู†ูŽู‘ู€ุง ุฅูู„ูŽูŠู’ู‡ู ุฑูŽุงุฌูุนูˆู†ูŽ
Syed Iftikhar Hussain Shah
Governor of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
In office
14 August 2000 โ€“ 15 March 2005
PresidentPervez Musharraf
Preceded byMohammad Shafiq
Succeeded byKhalilur Rehman
Personal detailsBorn(1949-03-14)14 March 1949Died15 March 2020(2020-03-15) (agedย 71)Children3OccupationLieutenant GeneralMilitary serviceAllegiancePakistanBranch/servicePakistan ArmyYearsย of service1964-2000CommandsArmy Air Defense Command
Deputy Director - General Inter-Services IntelligenceBattles/warsIndo-Pakistan War of 1965
Lieutenant General Syed Iftikhar Hussain Shah (24 October 1949 - 15 March 2020) was a governor of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. Iftikhar Hussain Shah was commissioned in the Pakistan Army in October 1964 in 30th PMA Long Course and joined an anti-aircraft unit of the Regiment of Artillery. He later joined and graduated from Army Aviation School to become a pilot in the army. In 1993, Iftikhar Hussain Shah served in Inter-Services Intelligence as the Deputy DG of External Wing under Lt Gen Javed Ashraf Qazi.
After his retirement from the Army in 2000, he was appointed Minister for Communications and later he became Governor of NWFP, a position which he held for 4ยฝ years. He served as an Ambassador in Turkey. He served as an advisor with UN in Pakistan. He worked as the MD Zulfiqarabad Development Authority (ZDA). On May 21, 2016, he joined the political party Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaaf (PTI) now in election 2018 he has been.
He was married and had three daughters.
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