LAHORE – Environment Secretary Saeed Iqbal Wahla died at 53 of heart attack when he was on his way to his residence at GOR on Thursday.

He was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced dead. His funeral will be held at Main Masjid Defence on Friday after Juma prayers. He will be buried at DHA graveyard.

Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, Chief Secretary Nasir Mehmood Khosa, Additional Chief Secretary, other secretaries, the Commissioner, the DCO and other officers expressed deep sorrow on the demise of secretary.

Wahla was a 16th common DMG officer. He served as Local Government Additional Secretary, Gujranwala Commissioner, Faisalabad DCO and was posted as the environment secretary on March 26.  Wahla is survived by two sons and a daughter.