Islamabad - The 12th death anniversary of Dr Abdul Khaliq will be observed today (Sunday).

Dr Abdul Khaliq was Punjab senior minister and finance minister (1974-77). He also served as Punjab education minister (1972-1974). He had done his FRCP (Edinburgh), MBBS (King Edward Medical College, Punjab), BA economics & political science.

He was the first medical specialist in Rawalpindi (1968) who qualified from UK. He played an important role in establishing Rawalpindi Medical College (RMC) and Taxila Engineering University.

He was elected as MPA twice from Rawalpindi Cantonment in 1970 and 1977 elections (present NA-54).