Lahore, March 25, 2020 (PPI-OT): Former Vice Chancellor of Punjab University and renowned activist of Pakistan movement Prof Dr Rafique Ahmed has died here on Tuesday. He was appointed PU Vice Chancellor in 1984. He has also served as Vice Chancellor, Islamia University, Bahawalpur. He was a bachelor student at Islamia College Lahore at the time of partition. He was vice chairman of Nazaria Pakistan Trust. PU Vice Chancellor Prof Niaz Ahmad and Academic Staff Association President Prof Dr Mumtaz Anwar Chaudhry have expressed their deep sense of sorrow on his sad demise.
In his condolence message, PU VC Prof Niaz Ahmad said that the country had deprived of a veteran spokesperson of ideology of Pakistan. He said that Dr Rafique was a great teacher and administrator and his services at various academic institutions would be remembered forever in golden words. He said that the gap left by the sad demise of Dr Rafique Ahmad could not be fulfilled.
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