Former Sport and Culture Minister Muhammad Ajmal Khan died after a protracted illness at Shifa Hospital here on Thursday morning. He was 55. He will be laid to rest at his home town in North Waziristan. President, Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani, Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain and other political leaders have expressed deep sorrow and grief over the death of Ajmal Khan .