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Tuesday, 11 April 2017

Retired Pakistan Army Officer Missing in Nepal

Posted by Dhruba shrestha April 11, 2017 : A Pakistani retired army officer went missing during a visit to Nepal, it was revealed on Saturday.

The news was confirmed by spokesperson of Pakistan’s foreign office Nafees Zakariya, who also informed that the matter also been brought into the notice of Nepal’s government and Pakistani Embassy in Nepal.

Lieutenant Colonel (retd) Muhammad Habib Zahir went to Nepal looking for a job, according to his family. Zahir left for Nepal on April 5 and the next day reached the country’s capital, Kathmandu, thereon he went to Lumbini, which is about six kilometres away from the Indian border.

He contacted his family last on April 6 and after that he could not be reached, his family revealed.

Lt Col (retd) Zahir had retired from Pakistan Army in 2014. During his service, Zahir also worked on United Nation’s peace mission for two years. Zahir then joined a Pakistani food company and was currently looking for other job offers.

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