ISLAMABAD -UNS- Famous Pakistani actress Aisha Khan who recently bade adieu to her showbiz career has announced that she is going to marry soon.
The actor used photosharing app Instagram to announce”“I had made my announcement to leave my media career as I now prefer to stay away from the limelight. We got engaged last year and have known each other for several years before. We would request privacy from here on and expect everybody to respect our decision of keeping our wedding a small family affair. Please remember us and our families in your prayers!”
Although Aisha Khan didn’t give name of his would-be husband, it was revealed in Geo’s morning show that she is marrying Major Uqbah, the first Pakistani military officer to be appointed as an instructor at the British Royal Military Academy Sandurst.
Major Uqbah Malik graduated from the Royal Military Academy at Sandhurst in April 2007 and underwent training alongside the Duke of Cambridge Prince William.
Major Uqbah returned to train officers at the Royal Military Academy in August 2015 remained there till last year. He returned to Pakistan to join his parent battalion, the 1st Sindh Regiment in Waziristan.“My experience at the Sandhurst has been humbling and brilliant. I have been serving here as platoon commander and I have thoroughly enjoyed imparting skills that I learnt at Kakul, the Pakistan Military Academy, as well as my practical involvement in the war against terrorism when I served in Waziristan for three years before coming to the UK,” he had said in his interview with The News last year.
Major Uqbah was picked up because he had experienced operational fronts in Waziristan and Afghan Border in addition to serving in Azad Kashmir bordering India.
Last year a video went viral showing officer cadets of Sandhurst singing Pakistan’s National Anthem, “Pak Sar Zaameen Shaad Baad” while their platoon commander Major Uqbah stood alongside in respect.