REST IN PEACE Dr A.Q. Khan
THERE are men taller than any tribute; Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan was among such men. An iconic figure, he has left his mark on history by providing an unassailable security shield to Pakistan. Beyond science, Dr Khan had many dimensions to his personality — energetic, innovative and full of ideas, he was above all deeply humane and a man of faith and love for Islam and
yet he maintained a healthy commitment to the common good.
that is from Riaz Mohammad Khan..
Riaz.. Riaz .. you can not use that word "YET" in that sentence .. Any way Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan certainly put Pakistan on top world map.. He was a good man from Central India
Birth Date 1st April 1936
Birth Place –Bhopal, India
Age – 84 in 2020
Father – Abdul Ghafoor Khan
Mother – Zulekha Begum
Marital Status – Married
Wife- Henny Qadeer Khan
Children – Dina Khan, Ayesha Khan
Awards– Nishan-e-Imtiaz, Hilal-i-Imtiaz
Abdul Qadeer Khan 1 April 1936 – 10 October 2021) NI, HI, FPAS, DEng, known as A. Q. Khan, was a Pakistani nuclear physicist and metallurgical engineer who is colloquially known as the "father of Pakistan's atomic weapons program". In 1947, during Abdul Qadeer Khan’s childhood, India achieved independence from Britain, and Indians areas in the east and west were partitioned to form the state of Pakistan. Abdul Qadeer Khan immigrated to West Pakistan in 1952, and in 1960 he graduated from the University of Karachi with a degree in metallurgy. Over the next period, he followed graduate studies abroad, first in West Berlin and then in Delft, Netherlands, wherein 1967 he received a master’s degree in metallurgy. In 1972 he received a doctorate in metallurgical engineering from the Catholic University of Leuven in Belgium. Meanwhile, in 1964 he wedded Hendrina Reterink, a British national born to Dutch expatriate parents in South Africa and raised in Northern Rhodesia (now Zambia) before moving to the Netherlands.An émigré from India who migrated to Pakistan in 1952,
Khan was educated in the metallurgical engineering departments of Western European technical universities Khan joined his nation's clandestine efforts to develop atomic weapons when he founded the Khan Research Laboratories (KRL) in 1976 and was both its chief scientist and director for many years. On 26 August 2021, Khan was admitted to Khan Research Laboratories Hospital after he tested positive for COVID-19. On 10 October 2021, Khan died at the age of 85 in Islamabad after being transferred to a hospital with lung problems.
He was given a state funeral at the Faisal Mosque before being buried at the H-8 graveyard in Islamabad.
Well It is life ... All life goes away., human life no exception to that rule ., I did not realize that damn COVID took him away