Ex-bureaucrat, historian Dr Safdar Mehmood passes away

By: News Desk
Published: 12:07 PM, 13 Sep, 2021
Ex-bureaucrat, historian Dr Safdar Mehmood passes away
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Former federal secretary and distinguished intellectual and columnist Dr Safdar Mahmood has passed away in Lahore.

His funeral prayers will be offered after Zuhr prayers at Jamia Masjid Allah Akbar Main Defense Road, Lahore.

Dr Safdar Mahmood was a historian and leading political analyst.

Dr Safdar was best known for his scholarly book ‘Pakistan kun toota’ on the breaking away of East Pakistan and the making of Bangladesh.

Dr Safdar was the recipient of Pride of Performance for his outstanding contributions in the field of history. He penned one dozen books reviewed by Pakistani and foreign press and are widely quoted by foreign and Pakistani authors and research scholars.

Some of his books have also been translated into German, Chinese, Bengali, Uzbek, and Sindhi languages.

His research articles were published in journals and magazines of international repute.

He has also served at different administrative and posts as a member of Central Superior Services (CSS).

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