ISLAMABAD, Jul 19 (APP): Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force Tuesday expressed deep sorrow and grief over the sad demise of Begum Farhat Noor Khan, the wife of late Air Marshal Noor Khan who breathed her last on Tuesday in Karachi after prolonged illness.
Her funeral followed by burial would be held at her native town.
Begum Farhat Noor Khan was a passionate social worker and a great philanthropist envisioned to tap the unexplored talent of PAF women and laid the foundation of Pakistan Air Force Women Association in 1965.
The main objective of this organization is to shape the social, educational, and personal lives of female community in the PAF.
Air Marshal Noor Khan got married to Begum Farhat in 1952, she stood shoulder to shoulder through thick and thin, providing care and happiness, bringing up the children in the best possible manner.
They are blessed with four children, a son Mansoor Khan and
three daughters, Sima Bibi, Nighat Bibi and Faiqa Bibi.
The Air Chief paid glorious tributes to the services of the
distinguished Begum Farhat Noor Khan.
He further said that services and contribution of late Begum Farhat Noor Khan in the field of education and Pakistan Women Association (PAFWA) would never be forgotten and she would always be remembered as a beacon of light
and source of inspiration for the generations to come.