Assembly through a unanimous resolution on Friday demanded of the federal
government to rename the Peshawar International Airport as Bacha Khan
International Airport so the services of Bacha Khan for the Pakhtun nation could
Moving the resolution in the house senior minister Bashir Ahmad Bilour urged the
house to support this resolution as Bacha Khan was great Pakhtun leader and his
services for the Pakhtun nation were recognised by the world. He said Bacha Khan
fought war against the British imperialist power therefore monuments in the
country must be built to pave tribute to the great leaders.
Bashir Bilour before moving the resolution requested the speaker to relax the
rules and allow him to table the resolution in the house. The house unanimously
supported the resolution and demanded of the central government to rename the
Peshawar International airport as Bach Khan International Airport.