Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan

 DrAbdul Qadeer Khan

Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan

Abdul Qadeer Khan NI, HI, FPAS, D Eng, known asA.Q. Khan was a Pakistani nuclear physicist and metallurgical mastermind who's colloquially known as the" father of Pakistan's itty-bitty strongholds program".

Died: October 10, 2021

Born April 1, 1936, Bhopal, India

Partner Henny Qadeer Khan (m. 1964)

Education Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), Other

Books Dr.A.Q. Khan on Science and Education

Children Dina Khan, Ayesha Khan

Siblings Abdul Quyuim Khan

Islamabad Abdul Qadeer Khan adored as the" father of Pakistan's nuclear catastrophe", has broken at 85, authorities said Sunday, having been hospitalized with Covid-19.

The bitsy scientist was hailed as a civil god for converting his country into the world's first Islamic nuclear power, but regarded by the West as a dangerous deserter responsible for smuggling technology to fraudulent lands.

He failed after being transferred to the KRL Hospital in Islamabad with lung problems, state-run broadcaster PTV reported.

 

Khan had been admitted to the same sanitorium in August with Covid-19, it said. After being permitted to return home several weeks ago, he was transferred back after his condition deteriorated.

Pakistan's President Arif Alvi said in a tweet he was"deeply oppressed to learn about the passage of Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan", who he'd known personally since 1982.

"He helped us develop nation-saving nuclear deterrence and a thankful nation will nowise forget his services."

Khan was lauded for bringing the nation up to par with arch-rival India in the itty-bitty field and making its defenses" impregnable".

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But he inaugurate himself in the foreign crosshairs when he was criminated of unethically partaking in nuclear technology with Iran, Libya, and North Korea.

Khan was placed under effective house arrest in the capital Islamabad in 2004 after he admitted running a proliferation network to the three countries.

In 2006 Khan was struck with prostate cancer but recovered after surgery

A court ended his house arrest in February 2009, but Khan's movements were strictly guarded, and he was accompanied by authorities every time he left his home in an upmarket sector of overgrown Islamabad.

Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan


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