Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan was shifted to the hospital due to lung problems, but he could not recover and was reunited with Khaliq Haqiqi.
Sources said that Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan was brought to KRL Hospital around 6 am where his condition had deteriorated. Doctors tried their best to save the nuclear scientist, but at 7:04 am, They passed away.
Burial with state honors
The funeral prayers of the nuclear scientist will be offered at Faisal Masjid Islamabad at 3.30 pm. The federal ministers and top military leadership besides the public will also be allowed to attend.
Mohsin Pakistan Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan will be buried with full state honors in the premises of Faisal Masjid as per his will.
It may be recalled that Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan was shifted to the hospital in August this year due to corona, but after his corona report was negative, the nuclear scientist was gone home.
Political and military leadership express condolences
Political and social personalities including President Arif Ali, Prime Minister Imran Khan, Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa, and former Chairman Senate Raza Rabbani expressed profound sorrow over the demise of Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan.
Federal Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid also confirmed the death of Dr. Abdul Qadir and expressed his sorrow and said that Mohsin Pakistan had been unwell for some time.
Sheikh Rashid said that Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan played a crucial role in making Pakistan a nuclear scientist.
Minister of State for Information Farrukh Habib also paid homage to Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan and said that the demise of Mohsin Pakistan was no less than a national tragedy.
Quaid-e-Azam made Pakistan, but Dr. Qadeer made Pakistan safe: Siraj-ul-Haq
Ameer of Jamaat-e-Islami Sirajul Haq also expressed grief over the demise of Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan and said that the country and the nation had lost Mohsin Pakistan.
Siraj-ul-Haq said that Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah made Pakistan, but Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan made Pakistan safe.
Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan was a politician and a columnist, a teacher, and a devout Muslim who suffered for the nation. His demise is a great loss not only to Pakistan but to the entire Muslim Ummah.
A look at the life of Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan
Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan was born in Bhopal, India, in 1936 and immigrated to Pakistan with his family in 1947 after the partition of India.
Dr. Abdul Qadir received his engineering degree from a university in the Netherlands in 1967. He received his doctorate in metallurgical engineering from a university in Belgium and later joined the Physical Dynamics Research Laboratory in Amsterdam.
In May 1998, Pakistan successfully tested the Indian atomic bomb, supervised by Dr. Qadeer Khan.
Pakistan’s nuclear scientist, Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan, is the first Pakistani to be awarded 3 Presidential Awards.