Lahore, August 04, 2017 (PPI-OT):A condolence reference was held at the Government College University Lahore on Thursday to pay tribute to Dr Jaffer Hussain, the incharge of Statistics Department, who passed away last week at the age of 42. Dr Hussain, who was also awarded doctor of philosophy (PhD) degree in Statistics last year from GCU, left behind a widow and two children.
Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Hassan Amir Shah, GCU deans Prof Dr Islam Ullah Khan, Prof Dr Tahir Kamran, Prof Dr Iqbal Shah and Prof Dr Riaz Ahmed, all senior faculty members and staff of the university and the deceased’s family attended the condolence reference. Speaking on the occasion, the Vice Chancellor said that Dr Jaffer Hussain was an honest, dedicated and hard-working teacher and colleague, and his services for the University would always be remembered. He said that void created by his demise in the Statistics Department could never be filled.
“I tender my sincere sympathy to his children who had lost their father, who was an honest and highly valuable person, at a very tender age. I wish them success in life, and our doors are always open for them for every kind of help, assistance or guidance,” the VC said. The reference was also addressed by Prof Dr Sultan Shah and Prof Inam-ul-Haq. Special prayers were also offered for late departed soul on the occasion. Prof Inam-ul-Haq highlighted the different aspects of Dr Jaffer Hussain’s life, and his noble character as a teacher, father, brother and friend.
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