Monday, September 14, 2009

Musthaq Ahmed Yusufi

Born in Tonk State in Rajasthan in 1923. Son of Abdul Karim Khan Yousufi, chairman of the Jaipur Municipality, and later Speaker of the Jaipur Legislative Assembly. Education: Intermediate, Rajputana and Central India Board of Education; B.A., Agra University; M.A. in Philosophy, Muslim University, Aligarh. LLB, Aligarh.

Banking career: Joined Muslim Commercial Bank in 1950, became Deputy General Manager. Joined Allied Bank Ltd in 1965 as Managing Director. In 1974 he became President of United Bank Ltd. In 1977 became Chairman of the Pakistan Banking Council. Awarded Quaid-i-Azam Memorial Medal for distinguished services in banking.

Books: Chiragh talay (1961), Khakam ba dahan (1969), Zarguzasht (1976) and Aab-i-gum (1990). First two won Adamjee Prize, while last one got the Hijra Award as well as Pakistan Academy of Letters Award for best book, 1990. Awarded Sitar-i-Imtiaz

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