LAHORE: Internationally recognised scientist and professor emeritus at Punjab University’s zoology department, Dr Muzaffar Ahmed, passed away on Wednesday at the age of 97.
His Namaz-e-Janaza would be offered near his residence at 8-A GOR 2, Mozang, Lahore.
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In his condolence message, PU Vice-Chancellor Dr Mujahid Kamran said the demise of Dr Muzaffar was an irreparable loss to the country and the gap created due to his death would not be filled easily.
Dr Muzaffar was a world-class entomologist and his work on termites was acknowledged at renowned and reputed international forums.
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“Dr Muzaffar was so committed to research work and his field that he used to visit the university regularly for research purposes till he breathed his last,” the PU VC recalled.
Dr Muzaffar contributed one chapter in a comprehensive research work on termites spread over three centuries that was published in the US in 2011.
Published in The Express Tribune, November 24th, 2016.
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