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- Tuesday, February 19, 2013 - From Print Edition




DIFFERENT doctor organisations and senior faculty of all medical teaching institutions have condemned the gruesome murder of Prof Dr Ali Haider, Professor of Ophthalmology, Postgraduate Medical Institute/Lahore General Hospital along with his 12-year-old son and a Class 7 student, Murtaza Hyder, Monday morning.


The teaching faculties of Ameer-ud-Din Medical College/PGMI-LGH, Allama Iqbal Medical College/Jinnah Hospital, office-bearers and representatives of Punjab chapter of Medical Teachers Association (MTA), Provincial and Lahore chapters of Pakistan Medical Association (PMA), National and Provincial chapters of Young Doctors Association (YDA), General Cadre Doctors Association (GCDA), Pakistan Medical Society (PMS), Pakistan Islamic Medical Association (PIMA) were singularly perturbed and offered their condolence to the bereaved family. The PGMI/LGH Principal Prof Anjum Habib Vohra, AIMC/JHL Principal Prof Mahmood Shaukat, Academic Council, faculty members and hospitals’ administrations have strongly condemned the brutal murder.


The PIMA President Dr Misbahul Aziz condemned the brutal murder of Prof Ali Haider, eye surgeon of Lahore General Hospital along with his son. The meeting of office-bearers of PMA and MTA Punjab, presided over by Dr Ashraf Nizami, expressed grief. The house demanded immediate arrest of the culprits and unanimously decided to observe a “Yom-e-Sog” on Tuesday (today) in all medical teaching institutions and hospitals of Punjab. All routine work will remain stopped in all hospitals. All doctors will attend Namaz-e-Janaza at 11’O clock in the morning at his residence 15-A, Hali Road, Behind Hafeez Centre Gulberg-II Lahore.


District Branches and local Medical Teachers Association all over the Punjab will say Namaz-e-Janaza at 11’O clock in the morning in their respective institutions.