Nawab Muhammad Abbas Khan Abbasi s/o Sir Nawab Sadiq Muhammad Khan Abbasi V (Ex Governor of Punjab 1975-1977 and Federal Minister of Religious Affairs) (2nd from right) with the members of Pakistan Dental Association. Dr m A Soofi (President), Dr Shuja ud Din Qureshi (Secretary).
Founder of the State of Bahawalpur.
Year of Birth: 1715.
Year of Accession: 1746.
Year of Death: 1749.
Years of Governance: 4.
Buried at: Maluk Shah Bahawalpur.
His Highness Suggested to make his Capital three miles away from the border of the Sutlej River. He put up a strong wall around the city and took shelter. In 1748 he suggested Bahawalpur as the name of the city.
Painting of H.H. Nawab Of Bahawalpur Sir Sadiq Muhammad Khan IV (صادق محمد خان چہارم).
Sadiq Muhammad Khan IV, Also spelled Sadeq or Sadik; was the 10th Nawab of Bahawalpur who ruled the Bahawalpur State from 1879 to 1899 under the supervision of British Raj. He died in 1899 and was succeeded by his eldest son Bahawal Khan V.
Sadiq Muhammad Khan Bahadur was born in 1862. He became Nawab of Bahawalpur on 25 March 1866, after the death of his father Bahawal Khan IV. As he was still a minor, the British temporarily administered the region. He was invested with full ruling powers at Derawar Fort on 28th November 1879.
During his governance, he ordered for construction of many buildings in Bahawalpur including Daulat Khana, Sadiq Garh Palace, Noor Mahal and Gulzar Mahal.
24 May -Death anniversary of the last ruler of the former state of Bahawalpur Mohsin Pakistan Nawab General Sir Sadiq Muhammad Khan..
In the picture, the funeral prayer of Sir Sadiq, the last royal speaker of the state, Maulana Qazi Muhammad Azeemuddin Alvi is offering. The grandson of Sarsadiq before the left and the present Amir of Bahawalpur Nawab Salahuddin Abbasi. The elder son Late Abbas Khan Abbasi (Former Governor of Punjab).