Veteran horticulturist passes away

September 5, 2015 Off By Web Desk

KARACHI: Renowned horticulturist A K Khan commonly known as Baba e Baghbani, passed away peacefully on Sunday afternoon. He was 96.

Funeral prayer will be offered on Monday, 7th September 2015 at Tooba Masjid DHA at 5 pm.

His contributions were recognised by the government as well as private sector. He was awarded with the Presidential Award for Pride of Performance and Sitara-e-Imtiaz.

Jamaat-e-Islami Karachi chief Engr. Hafiz Naeem-ur-Rehman, JI leaders Munawar Hassan and Nematullah Khan in a joint statement expressed their grief and sorrow over the sad demise.

They prayed Allah to shower his blessings upon the departed soul and give the heirs courage to bear this irreparable loss.