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BMU holds Condolence
Meeting for
Prof. Syed. Azhar Ahmed

KARACHI: Baqai Medical University organized a condolence meeting on Monday March 25th to pay tributes to late Prof. Lt. Gen. Syed Azhar Ahmad former Vice Chancellor of BMU who passed away in United States last week.

Late Lt. Gen. Syed Azhar Ahmad was a renowned researcher, pathologist and one of the pioneers of armed forces medical institutions. He served Baqai Medical University more than two decades and was known as third pillar of Baqai Medical University after Baqaies. He was very compassionate, humble and well-wisher to everyone. He supervised many postgraduates during his academic career.

Maj. Gen. (R) Dr. Muhammad Aslam, former Pro-Vice Chancellor, Baqai Medical University speaking at the occasion said that Prof. Azhar Ahmed was a giant personality in the sense of passionate teacher and researcher and was source of inspiration for his young and needy students. He had a sense to distinguish between humble and smaller people. He had many qualities and always helped others. I joined Baqai Medical University because of him and Dr. Baqai. He was dynamic and unique personality May Allah (S.W.T) rest his soul in peace in Jannah.

The Principals, Baqai Medical and Dental College, Prof. Iftikhar Ahmed and Prof. Kashif Ikram also expressed their heartfelt condolences and prayed for him and his family. His services for education are countless. Prof. Marvin Hussain from Ziauddin University also addressed the meeting and said he was associated with Dr. Azhar since 1991, he was great human and also a good friend. Prof. Jameel Ahmed, MS, Fatima Teaching Hospital said that we have lost one of the most important pillar of Baqai Medical University. Dr. Azhar Ahmed’s efforts and services in education and humanity were remarkable and matchless. His favorite personalities were Quaid-e-Azam and Allama Iqbal and his love with the homeland Pakistan. He always said that education has no saturation point. Those who don’t think about the future, they didn’t have the future. Fateha was also offered for the departed soul. (PR)

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