Lt Col (retd) Sultan Mohammed Khan Mengal, the oldest Pakistan Army veteran, passed away in Quetta at the age of 103, chief military spokesperson Major General Babar Iftikhar on Sunday.
Lt Col Sultan Mohammed Khan Mengal(R), Oldest Veteran (103 yrs) of Pak Army passed away @ Quetta. May the departed soul rest in eternal peace.— DG ISPR (@OfficialDGISPR) September 26, 2021
Col Mengal, a keen soldier & adventurist, climbed, walked, skied, sailed & rowed through all of Pak’s natural terrain on many expeditions
Expressing sorrow over the demise, Maj Gen Babar Iftikhar in a tweet said: “May the departed soul rest in eternal peace.”
Col Mengal, a keen soldier and an adventurist, climbed, walked, skied, sailed and rowed through all of Pakistan’s natural terrain on many expeditions, he added.
Queen Elizabeth II meeting Lt Col Mengal during her visit to Pakistan. PHOTO: FILE
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