We received the following from Iftikhar Malik, and are sad to announce the departure of a Cottonian brother:
Mufti Muhammad Abbas Khan, passed away on 3rd August 2012 in Islamabad Pakistan.
He was a distinguished student completing his schooling in 1936 with a Senior Cambridge certificate. He then attended Aligarh University and Government College Lahore and graduated from the latter in 1941.
He joined the Civil Service of the Frontier Government and was transferred to the Foreign Service. His last posting was as Pakistan’s Ambassador to Turkey.
Mufti Abbas retired to Islamabad. His wife passed away about a decade ago and his children live in Islamabad.
He was elder to Mufti Hashim an Old Boy. One time Captain of Pakistan’s Golf team