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Basic informationPirzada QasimAttash DurraniAtta-ur-Rahman
NationalityPakistaniPakistaniPakistani
Date of Birth8th February 194322nd January 195222nd September 1942
Place of BirthDelhi, IndiaSahiwal, Punjab, PakistanNew Delhi, Delhi, India
Date of DeathAlive30 November 2018Alive
Place of DeathAliveN / AAlive
Age77 years old66 years old78 years old
School / CollegeD J Science College in KarachiN / AN / A
UniversityBSc (H) from University of Karachi, Ph.D. degree from Newcastle University, EnglandUniversity of PunjabKarachi University, University of Cambridge
Career1956 – present1991-20181964 – present
StatusPoet, writerPoet, writer, Computer and I. TOrganic chemistry,
SpouseN / ANasreenN / A
Famous forLiterary work in the Urdu languageUrdu writer, Researcher, Teacher, EducationistNatural Product Chemistry
Different Posts / Organizations/ worksThe University of Karachi, Federal Urdu University, Nazeer Hussain University, Ziauddin University, Laboratories of Lord Walton of Detach antGhost Characters Theory, Urdu MT & Computational Grammar, Urdu Istalahat Sazi, Lisani Adabi Tehqeeq, Urdu Language Policy, Textbook DevelopmentKarachi University, Hussain Ebrahim Jamal Research Institute of Chemistry, The University of Tübingen, The University of Cambridge,
AwardsN / ATamgha-e-Imtiaz, Sitara-e-ImtiazFellow of the Royal Society, Nishan-e-Imtiaz (2002), Hilal-e-Imtiaz (1998), Sitara-e-Imtiaz (1991), Tamgha-e-Imtiaz (1983), UNESCO Prize (1999), Austria Order of Merit (2007)

Pirzada Qasim:

Pirzada Qasim was born on 8th February 1943 in Delhi, India. He was a scholar, poet, scientist, and educationist. He currently serves as the Vice-Chancellor of Ziauddin University. He began his vocation as a teacher in the University of Karachi and before long turned into an educator. He has been related with Karachi University’s Department of Physiology since 1960. He had additionally served Federal Urdu University and Karachi University as Vice Chancellor. As of now he is the VC of Ziyauddin University. Pirzada has composed a few books in English and Urdu on different points including Urdu verse[1].

Pirzada Qasim [ International Mushaira 1998 Houston ]
Pirzada Qasim International Mushaira 1998 Houston

Life information:

Pirzada Qasim Raza Siddiqui has been Vice-Chancellor at the University of Karachi since 6th January 2008. Prof. Dr. Siddiqui has 37 years of Professional Experience in instructing, research, and instructive administration. He filled in as Vice-Chancellor at Federal Urdu University of Arts, Sciences, and Technology; Acting Vice-Chancellor at the University of Karachi; Pro-Vice-Chancellor at the University of Karachi; Registrar at the University of Karachi; Head of the Department of Physiology at the University of Karachi; and Director of Students’ Affairs at the University of Karachi. Prof. Dr. Siddiqui likewise Positions held in different Academic Institutions: Member Board of Secondary Education, Karachi; Member Board of intermediate Education, Karachi; Member Board of Governors Karachi Medical and Dental College; Member Board of Governors Former Federal Government Urdu Arts College; and Co-Trustee Fatima Jinnah Dental College[1].

The Family, education, and career:

Pirzada was conceived in an adapted group of Delhi, India then British Raj. Family, He earned his B.Sc. (Hons) and M.Sc. from Karachi University, Pakistan; Ph.D. from the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, England from the Faculty of Medicine in 1978; Certificate of Professional Development from AIT, Bangkok, Thailand and a Certificate of Higher Education Leadership from the Leadership Foundation of Higher Education, UK[1].

He served in the limit of Vice-Chancellor in broad daylight/private area Universities of Pakistan for a very long time. Other than being the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Karachi for a very long time, he was the establishing Vice-Chancellor of the Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology, Pakistan[1].

Dr. Pirzada Qasim Vice Chancellor Karachi University
Dr. Pirzada Qasim Vice Chancellor Karachi University

The fond of Poetry:

Dr. Pirzada Qasim (Pen Name) involves a conspicuous spot in the contemporary Urdu writers of Pakistan. Poetry work (“Tuned Hawa Kay Jashn Men” and “Shola Pay Zubaan”) of Prof. Dr. Pirzada Qasim Raza Siddiqui (The Man of Literature). This page is made and directed by a bite the dust heart enthusiast of an extraordinary writer[1].

Career in literature:

He began to compose scholarly work from a youthful age. In 1956, he composed an article for the school composing rivalry and he won the gold medal. He has composed numerous articles on various topics. Many artists and writers have composed articles on his abstract work, in which he has been applauded. [1]

Publications of Pirzada Qasim[1]:

  1. Free amino acids in blood, liver, and muscle of Uromastix Hardwicke. Pak. J. Bio-Chem. (1-2): 1-4 (1968).
  2. Combination of some immunosuppressive operators. J. Sci. 2 (1): 131-134 (1973).
  3. Histamine and its rivals. I. Some stearic and pharmacodynamic thought. J. Sci. 2(2): 249-258 (1973)
  4. Some azaindoles and related subsidiaries of likely natural intrigue. eleventh Ann. Prescription. Symp., J.P.M.C., Karachi Abs. p-29 (1973)
  5. Changes in a portion of the properties of the muscle layer created by constant denervation in rodent stomach. eleventh Ann. Prescription. Symp., J.P.M.C., Karachi, Abs. p30.
  6. Studies on erythrocytes in Duchenne strong dystrophy. seventh Symposium on Current Research in Muscular Dystrophy, Birmingham. Abs. 4 (1977). Unfamiliar (International)
  7. Impact of ouabain upon erythrocyte layer adenosine triphosphatase in Duchenne solid dystrophy. J. Neurol. Sci. 34: 365-372 (1977). Unfamiliar (International)
  8. Erythrocytes in Duchenne Muscular dystrophy. J. Pak. Medications. Assoc. 29 (7): 144-150 (1979).
  9. Temperature subordinate contractile properties of typical and denervated skeletal muscles. Nat. Sci. 1(1): 16-32 (1979).
  10. Impact of temperature on the length of the dynamic state in ordinary and denervated skeletal muscle. Nat. Sci. 1(1): 33-40 (1979).
  11. Studies on auto hemolysis in human erythrocytes. Nat. Sci. 1(1): 41-49 (1979).
  12. The impact of preincubation on adenosine triphosphatase movement of human erythrocyte films. Nat. Sci. 1(2): 105-110.
  13. Studies on the span of parental invulnerability in chicks. Nat. Sci. 1(2): 102-104 (1979).
  14. An assessment of some transporter discovery strategies in Duchenne strong dystrophy. J. Neurol. Sci. 43: 377-394 (1979). Unfamiliar (International)
  15. The impact of dexamethasone on the development of gamma lighted fledglings. Acta anatomic a 105: 134-139 (1979). Unfamiliar (International)
  16. Levels of liver glycogen during ordinary and radiation incited transformation in Rana Cyanophytes. Acta. Anatomic a. 105: 338-343 (1979). Unfamiliar (International)
  17. Thermostability of the lentogenic strains of Newcastle malady infection. Nat. Sci. 1(3): 137-142.
  18. Gamma beams as a stressor of fledgling development. Radiobiology. Radiotherapy. 20: 661-670 (1979). Unfamiliar (International)
  19. The impact of Dexamethasone and nutrient on the development and transformation of gamma-lighted thyroxine incited Bufo melanosticutus fledglings. Radiobiology. Radiotherapy. 21: 156-161 (1980) Foreign (International)
  20. On the impacts of Amygdalin (Vitamin B-17) in Cancer Evaluation in rodents managed Dimethyl nitrosamine. Nat. Sci. 3(2): 33-39.
  21. Malignancy danger in Pakistan: Environmental mycotoxin and anticipation of introduction. Nat. Sci., 3: 96-97 (1981).
  22. Electrocardiographic examinations in the patients of Duchenne solid dystrophy. J. Pak. Drug. Assoc. 34(5): 117-121 (1984).
  23. The osmotic delicacy of erythrocytes in Duchenne solid dystrophy. J. Pak. Drug. Assoc. 34(5): 127-134.
  24. Myoglobinuria in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. J. Pak. Drug. Assoc. 23: 95-99 (1984).
  25. Authoritative of Cardiac Glycoside Ouabain to Dystrophic Erythrocyte Membranes. Pak. J. Pharmacol. 2: 37-42 (1985).
  26. Relative fume pressure bringing down in the skeletal muscles of various creatures and in the denervated and tenotomized muscles of uromastix. J. Pharm. Univ. Kar., 42(2): 119-122 (1986).
  27. Semen Analysis in insulin subordinate/non-insulin subordinate diabetic men with/without Neuropathy. Curve. Androl. 30: 47-54 (1993). Unfamiliar (International)
  28. Serum and Urinary degrees of pituitary-gonadal hormones in insulin subordinate and non-insulin subordinate diabetic guys with and without neuropathy. Curve. Androl. 30: 117-123 (1993). Unfamiliar (International)
  29. Similar investigations of the enlistment of Erectile reaction to film and dream in diabetic men with and without neuropathy. Curve. Androl. 30: 137-145 (1993). Unfamiliar (International).
  30. Conduction speed of the dorsal nerve of penis and penile brachial record in insulin subordinate/non-insulin subordinate diabetic men with/without neuropathy. Curve. Sexually transmitted disease/HIV Res. 7(2): 105-114 (1993). Unfamiliar (International)
  31. Diabetic neuropathies in guys, circadian variety in pituitary-gonadal hormonal delivery. Pak. J. Pharmacol, 11(1), 19-27 (1994).
  32. Assessment of noradrenaline substance of human penile tissue in diabetic men with/without neuropathy. Pak. J. Pharaceu. Sci. 7(2): 35-44 (1994).
  33. Eretle ineptitude in Insulin subordinate (IDDM) and non-insulin subordinate (NIDDM) diabetic men with/without neuropathy. Curve. Sexually transmitted disease/HIC Res. 7(2): 97-103 (1993). Unfamiliar (International).
Prof. Dr. Pirzada Qasim Raza Siddiqui  Prof. Dr. Pirzada Qasim
Prof. Dr. Pirzada Qasim Raza Siddiqui Prof. Dr. Pirzada Qasim

Poems of Pirzada Qasim[1]:

  1. Khun Se Jab Jala Diya Ek Diya Bujha Hua
  2. Ek Se Silsile Hain Sab Hijr Ki Rut Bata 
  3. Ik Saza Aur Asiron Ko Suna Di Jaye
  4. Tumhen Jafa Se Na Yun Baz Ana Chahiye
  5. Ham Se Bahal Rahe Hain Ap Ap Bahut Ajib
  6. Bedili Se Hansne Ko Khushdili Na Samjha
Pirzada Qasim,-जश्‍न-ए-पीरज़ादा क़ासिम 1996, Jashne Pirzada Qasim 1996

Attash Durrani:

He was born on 22nd January 1952 in Sahiwal, Punjab, Pakistan. He is presently filling in as Project Director, Center of Excellence for Urdu Informatics, National Language Authority, Pakistan. Attash Durrani’s Birth name is Atta Ullah Khan. He was a writer, poet, linguist, researcher, critic and author, educationist, and gemologist. He wrote more than 275 books and app. About 500 papers in the Urdu and English Languages. Attash Durrani did his PhD. in Urdu Terminology in 1991 from the University Oriental College, Lahore. His significant commitments incorporate improvement of Research and Localization Style guides, Curricula, Glossaries, and other standard instruments, Urdu Code Plate and Keyboard, Urdu Informatics Linguistic Aspects, Localization, and Transliteration for Computers, M.T. recipe, and Ghost Characters Theory[2].

Attash Durrani in a meeting
Attash Durrani in a meeting

Education and Contributions:

Attash Durrani did his PhD. in Urdu Terminology in 1991 from the University Oriental College, Lahore. His significant commitments incorporate the advancement of Research and Localization Style guides, Curricula, Glossaries, and other standard instruments, Urdu Code Plate and Keyboard, Urdu Informatics Linguistic Aspects, Localization, and Transliteration for Computers, M.T. recipe and Ghost Characters Theory[2].

Writer of Books:

He has created more than 170 books, 350 papers, and 125 encouraging units in the English and Urdu language. His distributions are in the field of Urdu Language and Literature, Literacy, Urdu Informatics, Research, Dictionaries and Terminologies, Bibliographies and Encyclopedias, and so on[2].

Expert for Urdu:

He is a Curriculum and Textbook Development Specialist for Urdu, Literacy, Basic, and at all the Higher Education levels and Urdu Informatics[2].

Expertise:

He has been recorded in INTERNATIONAL WHO’S WHO in Translation and Terminology (1995), distributed by Union Latane; Info term; INTERNATIONAL Where + How, and Pretorius. He is additionally recorded in the LINGUIST List. His qualifications as an Expert in Multilingualism are referenced in the International Directory of Multilingualism, Union Latane Paris (2007) [2].

Awards:

The President of Pakistan gave the National Civil Award: “Tamgha-I-Imtiaz” for his commitments in the fields of Literature and Urdu Informatics, on the fourteenth of August, 2010[2].

Dr Attash Durrani Award 2011
Dr Attash Durrani Award 2011

Renowned Books:

His Books “Iqbal ka Encyclopedia” and “Pakistani Urdu” were generally acclaimed. He is an etymologist chipping away at Language Planning, Development, and Policy for Urdu and Pakistani dialects[2].

Localization Guru of Pakistan:

His significant commitments incorporate improvement of Urdu Code Plate and Keyboard, Urdu Informatics Linguistic Aspects, Localization and Transliteration for Computers, and Ghost Characters Theory. He is otherwise called the Localization Guru of Pakistan. This is additionally referenced in Weekly “Innovation Times “, Islamabad. He is an educational program master for Urdu, Literacy, and Urdu Informatics. He was the first accountable for Microsoft Local Language Program for the Urdu Language. He is likewise head of the Bureau of Translation, Dictionaries Terminologies at the National Language Authority.

Renowned Researcher And Scholar Prof Dr Attash Durrani passes away
Renowned Researcher And Scholar Prof Dr Attash Durrani passes away

His venture incorporates an Institute for Urdu Informatics, related to Urdu language innovative work for use on computers. During his initial vocation, he was supervisor of various diaries for example; [2]

  1. Kitab
  2. Maloomat
  3. Sayyarah Digest
  4. Urdu Nama
  5. Taleem-I-Musalsal
  6. Akhbar-I-Urdu
Dr.Attash Durrani biography in urdu/ hindi

Atta ur Rehman:

Atta-Ur-Rahman was born on 22nd September 1942, Ph.D., FRS, FPAS, is a Pakistani researcher spend significant time in natural science who filled in as the Chairman of the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan between October 2002 till September 2008 and the Minister for Science and Technology between March 2000 and September 2002. He right now fills in as the Co-Chair of the UN Committee on Science, Technology, and Innovation for UNESCAP[3].

NUST honours Prof Atta-ur-Rahman
NUST honours Prof Atta-ur-Rahman

In the wake of contemplating science at the University of Karachi, Atta-Ur-Rahman ventured out to Cambridge where he got Ph.D. and later Sc.D. in natural science. He additionally has gotten privileged doctorates from the University of Bradford and Asian Institute of Technology, with research, zeroed in on Bio-natural science, Synthetic science, and Natural item science. He began educating as a partner teacher in 1974 at the University of Karachi and filled in as a postdoctoral scientist at the University of Tübingen as a feature of the German Academic Exchange. He fills in as the benefactor of Ebrahim Jamal Research Institute of Chemistry and teacher emeritus of Chemistry at the Karachi University[3].

Atta-Ur-Rahman is a specialist in the field of regular item science in South Asia, with more than 1080 logical distributions in the field of Organic science, 37 licenses, including 221 books composed or altered by him, distributed generally in the USA and Europe. He fills in as the Editor in Chief of a few friends audited diaries including the Current Medicinal Chemistry and the Current Organic Chemistry. He has been a Fellow of the Royal Society since July 2006 and has filled in as the President of the Pakistan Academy of Sciences. In acknowledgment of his commitments in the field of natural science, he has been met with four Government of Pakistan common honors including Nishan-e-Imtiaz (2002), Hilal-I-Imtiaz (1998), Sitara-I-Imtiaz (1991), and Tamgha-e-Imtiaz (1983). He has likewise been given the high Civil Award of the Government of Austria “Grosse Golden Ehrenreich am Banda”) (2007) in acknowledgment of his famous commitments to inspire advanced education in Pakistan and the nearby linkages created with Austria He was the primary beneficiary of the Khwarizmi International Award and the principal Muslim to get the UNESCO Science Prize (1999). He was presented the most elevated public honor for outsiders, the Friendship Award, by the Government of China as of 28th March 2016, he co-seats of the United Nations Committee on Science, Technology, and Innovation for the UNESCAP. In an ongoing public positioning, the Pakistan Council for Science and Technology positioned him as the top among science experts in Pakistan[3].

Education:

Atta-Ur-Rahman was conceived on 22 September 1942 in Delhi, British India (India) into an Urdu-talking scholarly family. His granddad, Sir Abdul Rahman, was a bad habit chancellor of the University of Delhi (1934–38) who quickly filled in as an adjudicator at the Madras High Court. In 1946, Sir Abdur Rahman was delegated as bad habit chancellor of the Punjab University in Lahore, in the end migrating his family there, a year prior to the Partition of India occurred. Sir Abdur Rahman inevitably climbed as a Senior Justice at the Supreme Court of Pakistan in 1949. His dad, Jamil-Ur-Rahman, was a legal advisor who set up a material industry in Karachi, Sindh. Atta-Ur-Rahman was a splendid understudy at school. In the wake of getting comfortable at Karachi in 1952, he dominated in passing the serious O-Level and A-Level from the Karachi Grammar School and joined Karachi University[3].

Going to Karachi University in 1960, Rahman graduated with a four-year college education (with distinction) in Chemistry in 1964, with degree fixation in regular items. He got a Master of Science (MSc) in natural science in 1965 and earned a Commonwealth Scholarship for doctoral examinations in the United Kingdom. Furthermore, Rahman has been met with the honoris causa by different foundations including the Bradford University (in 2010); the Asian Institute of Technology (in 2010); and the University Technology MARA (in 2011) [3].

  1. Sc.D. from Cambridge University (1987)
  2. DSc. from Sir Syed University (2003)
  3. Sc. from Gomal University (2004)
  4. Sc.D. from Karachi University (2005)
  5. Ed.D. from Coventry University (2007)
  6. Sc.D. from Bradford University (2010)
  7. DSc. from Asian Institute of Technology (2010)
  8. DSc. from Universiti Teknologi (2011)

Scholastic vocation:

In 1964, Rahman joined the Karachi University as a speaker in undergrad science. He remained related to the Cambridge University between 1969–73 and is by and by privileged Life Fellow at the King’s College of Cambridge University. In 1977, he turned into the appointee overseer of the Hussain Ebrahim Jamal Research Institute of Chemistry at the University of Karachi; inevitably he was rose as the Director in 1990. In 1979, Rahman did the post-doctoral examination at the University of Tübingen. After getting back to Pakistan, he joined Karachi University where he addresses and educated science. He was delegated to Professor Emeritus at the University of Karachi forever[3].

In 2008, Rahman was designated as Patron-in-Chief of the International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS). In 2011, Rahman was made emeritus teacher of science at the University of Karachi. With in excess of 1052 global distributions, including 210 books and 37 worldwide licenses, he has the differentiation of being the main researcher to be chosen Fellow of Royal Society (London) in 2006 in acknowledgment of exploration commitments did inside a nation in the Islamic world. He is likewise the main researcher from the Muslim world to have been granted the UNESCO Science Prize (1999) [3].

International Praise:

Since the HEC’s changes have been done in 2002, HEC has gotten acclaim from the global advanced education onlookers. Prof. Atta-Rahman, establishing Chairman of HEC, has gotten a number of renowned global honors for the striking change of the advanced education area under his initiative. German scholarly, Dr. Wolfgang Voelter of Tübingen University in Germany diagramed the exhibition of HEC under the authority of Prof. Atta-ur-Rahman and portrayed the changes in HEC as “A supernatural occurrence occurred.” After instructing and visiting in 15 colleges of Pakistan, Voelter composed that the “situation of training, science, and innovation in Pakistan has changed significantly, as at no other time throughout the entire existence of the nation. The executive of the Senate Standing Committee on Education as of late reported the initial 6 years of HEC under Prof. Atta-Ur-Rahman as “Pakistan’s brilliant period in advanced education”. As of late Thomson Reuters in an autonomous appraisal of Pakistan’s advancement in global distributions has recognized that in the most recent decade there has been a fourfold increment in worldwide distributions and a ten times development in profoundly referred to papers, insights that were superior to the BRIC nations[3].

American scholarly Prof. Fred M. Hayward has additionally commended the change cycle embraced by Pakistan, conceding that “since 2002, various uncommon changes have occurred.” Hayward pointed out that “in the course of the most recent six years right around 4,000 researchers have taken an interest in Ph.D. programs in Pakistan in which in excess of 600 understudies have concentrated in unfamiliar Ph.D. programs.” The HEC established significant overhauls for logical labs, restoring existing instructive offices, growing the exploration uphold, and administering the improvement of a standout amongst other advanced libraries in the locale. Trying to satisfying the worldwide guideline, a quality affirmation and accreditation measure was likewise settled, of which, ~95% of understudies sent to another country for preparing restored, a surprisingly high outcome for a creating nation because of improved pay rates and working conditions at colleges just as holding and exacting development by the commission, Fulbright, and others. [3].

Coronavirus situation will exacerbate if govt doesn't intensify testing
Coronavirus situation will exacerbate if govt doesn’t intensify testing

Nature, the main science diary, has likewise composed various publications and articles about the change achieved in Pakistan in the advanced education area under the HEC. In an article named “Pakistan Threat to Indian Science” distributed in the main day by day paper Hindustan Times, India, it has been accounted for that Prof. C. N. R. Rao, Chairman of the Indian Prime Minister’s Scientific Advisory Council made an introduction to the Indian Prime Minister at the quick advancement made by Pakistan in the advanced education area under the administration of Prof. Atta-ur-Rahman, Chairman, Higher Education Commission. It was accounted for that as an aftereffect of the changes achieved in Pakistan ” Pakistan may before long join China in giving India genuine rivalry in science”. “Science is a worthwhile calling in Pakistan. It has significantly increased the pay rates of its researchers over the most recent couple of years.”. Prof. Atta-ur-Rahman was presented the most noteworthy public Award of the Republic of China in September 2014 for his commitments to create solid linkages among Pakistan and China in different fields of advanced education, science, and innovation. In 2016 he was chosen as Academician (Foreign Member) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, consequently turning into the principal researcher from the Islamic world to give this honor[3].

HAARP Research:

In 2010, Atta ur-Rahman distributed his perspectives that the United States government had financed a science research venture, the HAARP program, in Alaska that could influence the climate. Since 2003, Rahman cited the European Union goal denouncing the USA for research on changing climate designs through HAARP just as the 12 worldwide licenses acquired in the field by the US upheld HAARP activity in Alaska Rahman has been in a struggle with Pervez Hoodbhoy, an atomic physicist, who has harshly scrutinized Rahman on the enormous accomplishments of Pakistan in advanced education during his residency as Chairman Higher training Commission with the status of a Federal Minister[3].

This started a discussion when Pervez Hoodbhoy deplored the decrease of scholastic guidelines in Pakistan. The perspectives on Hoodbhoy have been unequivocally disproved by nonpartisan global specialists, Fred Hayward (US expert to USAID), Wolfgang Voelter (Tübingen University), and Michael Rode (Innsbruck University, Chairman of UN Commission on Science, Technology, and Development) who have lauded the noteworthy change of the advanced education area in Pakistan under the administration of Atta-ur-Rahman. Various significant global prizes and grants have additionally been won by Atta-ur-Rahman in acknowledgment of these commitments Atta-ur-Rahman has therefore explained that he didn’t express that HAARP could cause seismic tremors yet he alluded to the European Union goal that censured the US-financed research on HAARP which might change climate designs and on which 12 US licenses had been gotten[3].

Positions held[3]:

  1. Individual, King’s College, Cambridge University (1969–1973, 2007-forever)
  2. Teacher at H.E.J. Exploration Institute of Chemistry at Karachi University
  3. Teacher Emeritus at H.E.J. Exploration Institute of Chemistry at Karachi University (2012)
  4. Facilitator General of COMSTECH (1996–2012)
  5. Government Minister of Science and Technology (2000–2002)
  6. Government Minister of Education (2002)
  7. Government Minister/Chairman, Higher Education Commission, Pakistan (surrendered due to govt issues) (2002–2008)
  8. Counsel to the Prime Minister of Pakistan on Science and Technology (2002–2008)
  9. Privileged Life Fellow, King’s College, Cambridge University (2007–present)
  10. Part UNESCO High-Level Panel on Science and Technology for Development (2011–present)
  11. Part Board of Governors, Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver, Canada (2010–present)
  12. Recognized National Professor International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences at Karachi University (2011–forever)
  13. Educator Emeritus, University of Karachi (2011-forever)
  14. Benefactor in-Chief International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences at Karachi University (2009–present)
  15. President Pakistan Academy of Sciences (2003-2006) (2011–2014)
  16. President Network of Academies of Sciences of Islamic Countries (NASIC) (2007–present)
  17. VP Academy of Sciences of Developing Countries (TWAS) (2008–2011)
  18. Co-Chairman Science, Technology and Innovation Committee of United Nations Economic Social Commission for Asia and Pacific (2016–present)

Government work and political support:

In the wake of making sure about the association of the Pakistan Academy of Sciences, Rahman had been subsidiary with the Pakistan government regarding instruction and science issues. From 1996 till 2012, Rahman served in the directorate of the Committee on Scientific and Technological Cooperation, speaking to Pakistan’s appointment. In 1997, Rahman filled in as the Coordinator-General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation’s (OIC) Committee on Scientific and Technological Cooperation (COMSTECH) that involved 57 Ministers of Science and Technology from 57 OIC part nations[3].

In 1999, he joined the Ministry of Science and Technology (MoSci) as its priest, helping with drafting the official science strategy of the nation. In 2002, he was delegated as pastor of the Ministry of Education (MoEd) just as turning into the director of the Higher Education Commission (HEC) until leaving in 2008. Rahman filled in as the leader of the Pakistan Academy of Sciences for two non-successive terms; first from 2003 until 2006, and from 2010 until 2015 for a subsequent term. In 2012, Rahman utilized this situation by giving direction on science and innovation issues to the Pakistan government on various events. Rahman sharply scrutinized the supposed hydrogen-fueled vehicle created by Agha Waqar Ahmad. In a cross-country broadcast banter with Abdul Qadeer Khan, Samar Mubarakmand, and Pervez Hoodbhoy, the prominent contended against it and demonstrated that such development was in an infringement of the second law of thermodynamics just as the law of protection energy. In 2016 Prof. Rahman was selected as Co-Chairman of a United Nations Committee on Science, Technology, and Innovation covering the part nations of UNESCAP[3].

Rahman is likewise the previous VP of The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS), which he made sure about in 2010. The Austrian government likewise respected him with its most elevated common honor (“Das Große Goldene Ehrenzeichen am Bande”, 2007) in acknowledgment of his prominent commitments[3].

Respects and grants:

Rahman is the most beautified researcher of Pakistan having won four common honors from progressive governments including the most noteworthy public Civil Award of Nishan-I-Imtiaz. Rahman was chosen as a Fellow of Royal Society (London) in July 2006 accordingly getting one of the 4 researchers from the Muslim world to have ever won this honor over the most recent 350 years when the Royal Society was set up, and the main scientist to be so recognized for explores carried out within an Islamic nation. His reference on the political race to the Royal Society peruses “Atta-ur-Rahman has found an enormous number of normal items, a considerable lot of which have shown energizing organic exercises[3].

Prof Dr Atta-ur-Rahman awarded highest scientific award of China
Prof Dr Atta-ur-Rahman awarded highest scientific award of China

Awards[3]:

  1. Nishan-e-Imtiaz (2002) (most noteworthy public common honor)
  2. Hilal-e-Imtiaz (1998)
  3. Sitara-e-Imtiaz (1991)
  4. Tamgha-e-Imtiaz (1983)
  5. Babai Urdu Award (1994)
  6. First Pakistan Academy of Sciences-INFAQ Foundation Prize, Gold Medal (1996)
  7. Salimuzzaman Siddiqui Gold Medal (1995)
  8. Researcher of the Year Award (for 1985)/Prize Rs. 200,000 (1987)
  9. FPCCI Prize for Technological Innovation (1985)
  10. Open Gold Medal of the Pakistan Academy of Sciences (1984)
  11. Gold Medal of the Pakistan Academy of Sciences (Under 40) (1977)
  12. Best Book Prize, Pakistan National Book Council, Government of Pakistan
  13. Engro Excellence Award (2010)
  14. HEC National Distinguished Professor (2011)
  15. Educator Emeritus University of Karachi (2011)
  16. Lifetime Achievement Award by University of Management and Technology, Lahore (2012)
Honorary Doctor of Science To Esteemed Prof Dr Atta-ur-Rahman, FRS

References:

1.            pakpedia. 12th October 2020; Available from: https://www.pakpedia.pk/pirzada-qasim/

2.            pakpedia. 12th October 2020; Available from: https://www.pakpedia.pk/attash-durrani/.

3.            peoplepill. 12th OCtober 2020; Available from: https://peoplepill.com/people/atta-ur-rahman/


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