Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Brief Profile: Prof Ejaz Ahmed Farooqui

Jumbo Editorial Team

Prof Ejaz Ahmed Farooqui has become one of the most sought after personalities in Karachi with his exceptional qualities of versatility. An educationist by profession, he happens to be the Honorary Secretary of the Karachi City Cricket Association besides being the Honorary Secretary of the Arts Council of Pakistan.

After completing Masters in Chemistry from the University of Karachi, he started his career as a lecturer at PECHS Education Foundation Science College. After getting promoted as Assistant Professor and then Associate Professor, he had a three-year teaching stint in Nigeria, before returning home.

The profession of teaching earned him a lot of respect and recognition. He established an institution of his own after quitting the government job. His hard work, commitment and dedication saw him progressing in leaps and bounds. The Practical Schooling System founded by him and his son has become a model institute.

He has been in social service for a long time, running the Saarim Welfare Academy in Gulshan-e-Iqbal where free education is provided to the needy children. He has been involved in numerous other welfare activities, having quietly supported many individuals and institutions. His services to cricket, during his four-year tenure as Chairman of the Karachi City Cricket Association Zone II, are talked about with awe and reverence.

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