ISLAMABAD (APP) - Renowned intellectual, educationist and former Chairman Higher Education Commission Professor Pareshan Khattak died here on Thursday following cardiac arrest, he was 79. He was residing at Hayatabad Peshawar. He joined education department in 1958. He was professor of Pashto language. He also served as Chairman Pakistan Academy of Letters in 1984-85. He also served as Professor in Gomal University Dera Ismail Khan.