Justice Retired Javed Iqbal has passed away in Lahore on Saturday.

Javed Iqbal was the son of one of the leading philosopher-poets of the Nation, Allama Iqbal.  He had served as the Chief Justice of Lahore High Court, and was later operating as a Senior Judge at the Supreme Court.

Aged 91, he was under treatment for cancer at the Shaukat Khanum Memorial Hospital where he passed away after being ill for a very long period of time, as reported by the Radio Pakistan.

Justice (retd.) Javed Iqbal penned several books on the ideology of Pakistan. His funeral prayers were offered at 4 pm in Gulberg area today.

Condolences for the Retired Justice have poured in from the Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif and the President, Mamnoon Hussain as well as PTI Leader, Imran Khan.