KARACHI: Pakistan’s business community has mourned the demise of Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan, who was legendary scientist and father of Pakistan’s nuclear program.
Mian Nasser Hyatt Maggo, President of Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI), in a statement said that the entire business, industry and trade community of Pakistan is mourning the demise of the legendary and celebrated scientist and father of Pakistan’s nuclear programme Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan.
FPCCI Chief added that Dr. AQ Khan lived an accomplished life and lived the dream of Pakistan to the fullest. He inspired and motivated three generations of Pakistanis and will continue to inspire and influence the future generations to come.
Mian Nasser Hyatt Maggo said that the nuclear programme of Pakistan has effectively made the country’s defense invincible from external threats and has provided a secure environment for socio-economic growth of Pakistan.
FPCCI will hold Fateha Khawani in all its office countrywide for the departed soul and to commemorate Dr. AQ Khan’s unparalleled contributions to country’s defense, academia and philanthropic landscape.