Noted educationist Dr Ajmal Khan VC of KU passed away

The renowned educationist vice-chancellor of the University of Karachi Professor Dr Ajmal Khan expired on early Saturday morning as of suffering from cardiovascular ailment.

Noted educationist Dr Ajmal Khan VC of KU passed away

Dr Muhammad Ajmal Khan, who had a 40-year elongated career in teaching, completed his Bachelors in Science degree, dedicate himself in Botany in 1973, and his Masters done in 1974.

Then, in 1985, he completed his PhD in Physiological Ecology from Ohio University, United States and DSc in botany in 2010 by Karachi University.

Prof Khan was appointed the 17th vice-chancellor (VC) of the University of Karachi (KU) for four years on Jan 23, 2017.

The eminent scholar had also been awarded the Pride of Performance award on 2001 and Sitara-e-Imtiaz in 2007 in recognition of his contribution in the field of science.

Dr Khan also elected as fellow of the Pakistan Academy of Sciences and the World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) in 2001 and 2004, respectively due to his prevalent efforts.

The prominent services and contribution of Dr Ajmal Khan in the field of education would never be forgotten as he is always remembered as a flare of light and source of inspiration for the upcoming generations.

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