Pakistan, Karachi News : After the illness Veteran Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) leader Professor Ghafoor Ahmed passed away, he was 85.
He was hospitalized for the last one week. Prof. Ghafoor was the Naib Amir of Jamaat-e-Islami. Prof Ghafoor’s funeral will be offered at 4pm on Thursday, a JI spokesman said.
Born on 26 June 1927 in Barely, British India, Prof. Ghafoor earned Masters Degree in Commerce from Lucknow University in 1948 and later completed a course in Industrial Accounts and thus won the fellowship, of Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Pakistan.
He was member of the negotiating team, of the opposition which took part in decisive negotiations with Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto, then Prime Minister of Pakistan