The Vice Chancellor University of Karachi Professor Dr Khalid Mahmood Iraqi, the KU Director General Dr A. Q. Khan Institute of Biotechnology and Genetic Energy Professor Dr Abid Azhar, and faculty and students of the Institute express profound grief over the sad demise of veteran professor and the founding DG KIBGE Dr Hasan Mujtaba Naqvi.The late DG KIBGE Professor Dr Hasan Mujtaba Naqvi died in Karachi. He was 82. Dr Naqvi got his PhD in Biochemistry from Edinburgh, UK. Born in Amroha, Dr Naqvi also served at the Atomic Energy Commission. He was the director of NIYAB, Faisalabad, and was also the founding Director General of NIBGE, Faisalabad.
The DG KIBGE Professor Dr Abid Azhar has termed the death of Dr Naqvi as a loss of a very learned person. He mentioned that Dr Naqvi belonged to the old generation of very high moral values. He said that Dr Naqvi was a literary person who had seen the creation of Pakistan and had been an ambassador of the good values of the country throughout his life.