Speakers pay rich tributes to Dr. Inayat Ullah Padhiar for his devotion and dedicated services

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Speakers pay rich tributes to Dr. Inayat Ullah
Padhiar for his devotion and dedicated services
Serving the ailing humanity is the biggest Ibadat-Dr.Inayat

KARACHI: Mr. Haroon Qassim Managing Director of PharmEvo Pharmaceuticals and Syed Hashim Hassan from Dental News hosted a dinner reception in honour of Dr. Inayat Ullah Padhiar an eminent dental surgeon to honour him for receiving the Civil Award of Sitara-e-Imtiaz presented to him last year by President of Pakistan and being the noted dentist of the year by Dental News. Dr. Inayat Ullah Padhiar, it may be mentioned here is a practicing dental surgeon for the last many years, was the Editor of Journal of Pakistan Dental Association with which he is still affiliated and did a commendable job of starting this official journal of PDA Karachi many years ago. He is also affiliated with Fatima Jinnah Dental College for the last many years.

The reception held on February 12, 2020 was very well attended by a select group of eminent dental surgeons, office bearers of Paksitan Dental Association and some representatives of the pharmaceutical trade and industry. Mr. Haroon Qassim moderated the session. Syed Hashim Hassan was the first speaker who recalled the dedicated and devoted services of Dr. Inayat Ullah Padhiar and said that when he started Dental News, Dr. Inayat encouraged him a lot and has been a source of great strength and help with the dental journal of PDA as well.


Mr. Haroon Qasim and Syed Hashim Hassan hosted a dinner reception in honour of Dr.
Inayatullah Padhiar recently. Picture taken on this occasion shows from (L to R) Mr.
Hashim Hassan and Mr. Ebrahim Kassim presenting him mementoes while on extreme
right Dr. Kamran Vasfy alongwith other senior dentists presenting
him a memento on behalf of Pakistan Dental Association.

Mr. Shaukat Ali Jawaid Chief Editor Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences in his address said that he and his family had remained a patient of Dr. Inayat for many years and they were immensely impressed with his professional approach and ethical dental practice. Dr. Inayat is a thorough gentleman, a good human being and at a time when unethical medical practices among the healthcare professionals are rampant, we need to congratulate, help and support such good role models. He has also been a colleague as Editor of Journal published by PDA. He was one of our best reviewers for Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences in the field of dentistry.

Mr. Ebrahim Kassim speaking on this occasion said that they had family relations with Dr. Inayat Ullah Padhiar. His elder brother was a dear friend and we have never felt the need to consult any other dentist in his presence. He ensures patient satisfaction, practices ethical medicine. He is a good human being and a man of professional integrity. He considers work as Ibadat.

Mr. Haroon Qasim then read a brief citation for Dr. Inayatullah Padhiar and said he lifted our spirits and helped the country and dental profession putting it on the road to progress. In recognition of his devoted and dedicated services in the field of dentistry, he was awarded Sitara-e-Imtiaz by President of Paksitan. His professional career is a joy and he considers work as worship, He graduated from Liaquat Medical & Dental College in 1974. He believes in professionalism, Professional Skills and Passion. He earned respect from his students and trainees as well as his colleagues. He still continues to work with the same zeal.

Dr. Inayat Ullah Padhiar in his speech thanked Mr. Haroon Qasim, Ebrahim Kassim, and Syed Hashim Hassan for the honour they had bestowed upon him. Many speakers have said lot of good things and good words for me which perhaps I do not deserve. I am glad that one of my mentors Mr. Shaukat Ali Jawaid who taught me and encouraged me to work in the field of medical journalism is present here. Dr.Fatema Jawad Chief Editor of JPMA was the other personality who helped me a lot in this regard. He also thanked his professional colleagues for gracing the occasion with their presence. I consider work as Ibadat and when one thinks so, you are busy in Ibadat the whole day and get adequate rewards form God Almighty. Serving the ailing humanity is the biggest Ibadat. Successful running of the Journal of PDA is due to team work. He specially thanked Dr.Ahmad Shah, Shakir, and others.

Dr. Mahmood Shah in his brief address said that Dr. Inayat is a mentor for many dental surgeons. Later mementoes were presented to Dr. Inayat on behalf of Shield Corporation Ltd, Dental News while representatives of Pakistan Dental Association also presented him mementoes and flower bouquet.

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