RAWALPINDI A reference was organised by Awami Party Pakistan (APP) on Monday held here at Dhoke Hassu to pay tributes to veteran politician and famous Pashto poet Ajmal Khattak who died on Sunday. APP President, Dr Hassan Nasir presided over the reference and a large number of the APP workers also attended the reference. A condolence message was read out to the audience, elaborating the contribution of the revolutionary poet and scholar. Abdul Sattar, the candidate of APP for NA-55s by-poll, said that Ajmal Khattak was a committed political worker who had undergone from imprisonment and self-exile for years due to his strong conviction and ideas for social change. Speaking on the occasion, Harris Khalique express deep regret over the death of veteran political leader and arch Pashto poet and described him as a beacon of light for the poor and downtrodden people. APP President, Dr Hassan Nasir paid glowing tribute to the leader and urged the audience to adhere to values and principles of Mr Khattak. Ayub Malik, Lala Aurangzeb, Latif Orakzai and Aleem Khattak also spoke on the occasion. The participants of the reference also observed two minutes silence. Training programme at FJA starts A week-long course for capacity building of 25 court personnel (Nazirs) started here on Monday at the Federal Judicial Academy (FJA). The court personnel from all over the country including Gilgit-Baltistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir are participating in the training programme scheduled to complete on February 13. Registrar of the Supreme Court Dr. Faqir Hussain was the chief guest at the inaugural ceremony of the programme.