Condolence meeting held for Professor Martyred in Mina

Karachi:September 29:A condolence meeting was held at the Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology (Fuuast) on Monday for Muhammad Iftikhar, a retired professor of the varsity's Department of Geology, who was among the Pakistanis martyred in Mina.

A statement issued by the university said Prof Iftikhar's wife and son were still missing, while his brother-in-law too was among the martyrs. Prof Iftikhar's sister, fortunately, has been located and is safe. At the condolence reference, Fuuast VC Prof Dr Sulaiman Muhammad led all faculty and members of the student body in prayers for the departed souls and recovery of the missing and injured. Prof Ifitkhar, as per the statement, has been laid to rest in Makkah.The news.