Dr. Iftikhar Ah­mad dies of heart at­tack

Pakistan Observer - - TWIN CITIES - STAFF RE­PORTER

IS­LAM­ABAD —Dr. Iftikhar Ah­mad ex-Chair­man, PARC passed away due to a se­vere heart at­tack on Fri­day.

Sar­dar Sikan­dar Hayat Bosan, Fed­eral Min­is­ter for M/ o NFSR, Is­lam­abad, Sar­dar Ghu­lam Sadiq Speaker AJK Leg­isla­tive As­sem­bly, Mr. Muham­mad Abid Javed, Fed­eral Sec­re­tary M/o NFSR, Mr. Seerat As­ghar, Ex- Sec­re­tary, M/o NFSR, Dr. Hashim Popalzai Ad­di­tional Sec­re­tary M/o NFSR, Syed Muzaf­far Shah, Chair­man, Stand­ing Com­mit­tee on NFSR, Ma­lik Shakir Bashir Awan, Chair­man, NSC on NFSR ex­pressed their deep sor­row and grief on the demise of Dr. Iftikhar Ah­mad Ex- Chair­man, PARC.

They said that it was a shock to hear the news of Dr. Iftikhar Ah­mad’s sud­den demise! May Almighty Al­lah bless his soul with eter­nal peace in heaven and give pa­tience and courage to his fam­ily to bear this ir­repara­ble loss in par­tic­u­lar.

He will al­ways be re­mem­bered for his con­tri­bu­tions to agri­cul­ture re­search and de­vel­op­ment. On ac­count of con­tri­bu­tion of Dr. Iftikhar Ah­mad in agri­cul­ture sec­tor es­pe­cially for PARC, this or­ga­ni­za­tion has lost an icon, they said.

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