MARDAN - Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday visited Mardan and condoled the death of nationalist leader Mohammad Azam Khan Hoti.

The Prime Minister was accompanied by Federal Minister for Water and Power Khwaja Mohammad Asif, Federal Minister Religious Affairs and Inter-Faith Harmony Sardar Mohammad Yousaf, Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Sardar Mahtab Ahmad Khan, Senator Iqbal Zafar Jhagra and Advisor to Prime Minister Ameer Muqam, Capt (Retd) Mohammad Safdar visited Hoti House and offered Fatiha for the departed soul of Azam Hoti.

Mian Nawaz Shrif paid rich tributes to late nationalist leader for his services for Pakhtun nation. He expressed his shock and grief over the death of Azam Hoti with his son Ameer Haider Khan Hoti.

ANP leaders, including Haji Ghulam Ahmed Balour, Haji Adeel, Mian Iftikhar, Syed Aqil Shah, Emal Wali were also present on the occasion.

Late Azam Hoti had close relation with Mian Nawaz Sharif and his family.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif avoided to take with media persons on this occasion.