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Shaikh Ghulam Ahmad (23 May, 1923-20 September, 2003) formed Resources Company Ltd., a holding company that promotes resource development in Pakistan. He is a former chairman and managing director of Pakistan Chrome Mines Ltd. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (544x738, 86 KB) Photograph Ghulam Ahmad. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (544x738, 86 KB) Photograph Ghulam Ahmad. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (2200x1598, 246 KB) Hurricane Mk1, RAF serial R4118, Squadron code UP-W, UK civil registration G-HUPW, at the PFA Flying for Fun Rally at Kemble Airfield, Gloucestershire, England. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (2200x1598, 246 KB) Hurricane Mk1, RAF serial R4118, Squadron code UP-W, UK civil registration G-HUPW, at the PFA Flying for Fun Rally at Kemble Airfield, Gloucestershire, England. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (1656x1242, 620 KB) Tariq Ahmad. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (1656x1242, 620 KB) Tariq Ahmad. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (3072x2304, 2256 KB) Final resting place. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (3072x2304, 2256 KB) Final resting place. ... May 23 is the 143rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (144th in leap years). ... September 20 is the 263rd day of the year (264th in leap years). ... Pakistan Chrome Mines Ltd. ...


He wrote Unique and Everliving, a biography of prophet Muhammad. The book was written over a period of five years. This article is becoming very long. ...


Life

He was born in the city of Poonch, in Poonch District of Kashmir, on 23 May, 1923. He was educated in Poonch at a school where his father, Shaikh Ghulam Rasul, was the headmaster. He married Jamila Begum at Rehara, Azad Kashmir, Pakistan on 11 May, 1949. He had three sons and two daughters, he received a B.Sc (Honors) degree in Physics and a Masters in Statistics from the University of Punjab in Lahore. He received a Postgraduate Diploma in Natural Resource Development ITC, Delft, Holland and completed postgraduate studies for a Phd in Civil Engineering at Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado. District Poonch,popularly known as mini Kashmir, is the smallest in area and the remotest district of Jammu and Kashmir, India. ... District Poonch (mentioned as Punch some times), popularly known as mini Kashmir, is the smallest in area and the remotest district of Jammu and Kashmir. ... Kashmir (or Cashmere) may refer to: Kashmir region, the northwestern region of the Indian subcontinent India, Kashmir conflict, the territorial dispute between India, Pakistan, and the China over the Kashmir region. ... Azad Kashmir (Urdu: ‎, English: ), is part of the Pakistani occupied section of the state of Jammu and Kashmir, along with the Northern Areas; its official name is Azad Jammu and Kashmir. ... A graph of a bell curve in a normal distribution showing statistics used in educational assessment, comparing various grading methods. ... University of Punjab is located in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. ... Lahore (Urdu: لاہور) is the capital of the province of Punjab, and the second most populated city in Pakistan, also known as the Gardens of the Mughals or City of Gardens, after the significant rich heritage of the Mughal Empire. ... Holland is a region in the central-western part of the Netherlands. ... The Falkirk Wheel in Scotland. ... Colorado State University Colorado State University is a public land grant institution of higher learning located in Fort Collins, Colorado in the United States. ... Horsetooth Rock, atop Horsetooth Mountain, is often used as a symbol of Fort Collins Fort Collins, situated on the Cache la Poudre River, is the largest city and county seat of Larimer County, Colorado. ... Official language(s) English Capital Denver Largest city Denver Area  Ranked 8th  - Total 104,185 sq mi (269,837 km²)  - Width 280 miles (451 km)  - Length 380 miles (612 km)  - % water 0. ...


His daughter, Dr. Rehana Kausar MD was the first woman doctor from the Sudhan tribe. Sudhan tribe members are found in Poonch District of Kashmir, Dera Ghazi Khan and Peshawar in the North West Frontier Province, Quetta in the Baluchistan Province, Sialkot, Lahore and Rawalpindi in the Punjab and in Karachi in Sindh Province of Pakistan. ...


Career

He joined the Royal Indian Air Force as a Fighter Pilot. He fought against the Japanese Imperial Army in Burma during the World War II, flying in a Hawker Hurricane fighter plane. History Formation and early pilots The Indian Air Force (IAF) was established the passing of the Indian Air Force act on October 8, 1932. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with aerial warfare. ... The Imperial Japanese Army (大日本帝国陸軍 Dai-Nippon Teikoku Rikugun) was in existence from the Meiji Reformation to the end of World War II. It was created to replace the traditional Japanese samurai with a modern Western-style conscript army. ... Combatants Major Allied powers: United Kingdom Soviet Union United States Republic of China and others Major Axis powers: Nazi Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Harry Truman Chiang Kai-Shek Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tojo Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead... The Hawker Hurricane is a fighter design from the 1930s which was used extensively by the Royal Air Force during the Battle of Britain. ...


He was selected for the Forest Service after World War II and trained at the Forest Research Institute at Dehradun, India. After partition of India and Pakistan he joined the Pakistan Forest Service, becoming the Chief Conservator of Forests and Director of the Aerial Survey Project in Peshawar, Pakistan, where he surveyed the Northwest Frontier Province for a Natural Resources Survey from 1965-1969. He introduced hybrid poplars in Pakistan, including Azad Kashmir, and especially Rawalakot, changing the living conditions of the rural population. Forest Research Institute is one of worst Institutions in the field of Forestry research in India. ... Dehradun  , previously called Dehra Doon, (Hindi: देहरादून) is the capital city of the state Uttaranchal (now renamed Uttarakhand)in India, and the headquarters of Dehradun District. ... Peshāwar (Pashto: پښور; Urdu:پشاور) literally means City on the Frontier in Persian and is known as Pakhawar in Pashto. ... North-West Frontier Province (NWFP) is geographically the smallest of the four provinces of Pakistan. ... Azad Kashmir (Urdu: ‎, English: ), is part of the Pakistani occupied section of the state of Jammu and Kashmir, along with the Northern Areas; its official name is Azad Jammu and Kashmir. ... Rawalakot (Urdu: راولا کوٹ) is a city in Azad Kashmir, Rawalakot is the capital of the Poonch District of Azad Kashmir. ...


He supervised an aerial survey of the Indus Basin for the development of natural resources. He moved to the United States in August 1971 to complete a PhD in Civil Engineering at Colorado State University. Colorado State University Colorado State University is a public land grant institution of higher learning located in Fort Collins, Colorado in the United States. ...


After retiring from the Pakistani Forest Service, Ahmad joined the Colorado Department of Military Affairs, where he helped draft the Emergency Response Plan for the State of Colorado. Official language(s) English Capital Denver Largest city Denver Area  Ranked 8th  - Total 104,185 sq mi (269,837 km²)  - Width 280 miles (451 km)  - Length 380 miles (612 km)  - % water 0. ...


From 1983 until 1999 he was the Managing Director of Pakistan Chrome Mines Ltd. Pakistan Chrome Mines Ltd. ...


Philanthropy

He gave scholarships for education of residents of Poonch District, particularly members of the Sudhan tribe, resulting in hundreds of graduates in engineering and medicine. He died on September 21, 2003, at the age of 82 in New Jersey. He along with his life long friend Lt. Col. Tassadaq Hussain Khan helped improve the living conditions of hundreds of Sudhans. District Poonch (mentioned as Punch some times), popularly known as mini Kashmir, is the smallest in area and the remotest district of Jammu and Kashmir. ... Sudhan tribe members are found in Poonch District of Kashmir, Dera Ghazi Khan and Peshawar in the North West Frontier Province, Quetta in the Baluchistan Province, Sialkot, Lahore and Rawalpindi in the Punjab and in Karachi in Sindh Province of Pakistan. ... Official language(s) None, English de facto Capital Trenton Largest city Newark Area  Ranked 47th  - Total 8,729 sq mi (22,608 km²)  - Width 70 miles (110 km)  - Length 150 miles (240 km)  - % water 14. ... Born in village Rehara of Poonch district of Azad Kashmir. ... Sudhan tribe members are found in Poonch District of Kashmir, Dera Ghazi Khan and Peshawar in the North West Frontier Province, Quetta in the Baluchistan Province, Sialkot, Lahore and Rawalpindi in the Punjab and in Karachi in Sindh Province of Pakistan. ...


He was buried at his favorite place on earth, his apple orchard in Rawalakot, Azad Kashmir. Rawalakot (Urdu: راولا کوٹ) is a city in Azad Kashmir, Rawalakot is the capital of the Poonch District of Azad Kashmir. ... Azad Kashmir (Urdu: ‎, English: ), is part of the Pakistani occupied section of the state of Jammu and Kashmir, along with the Northern Areas; its official name is Azad Jammu and Kashmir. ...


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Mirza Ghulam Ahmad - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (2702 words)
Ahmad remains a controversial figure to this day because of his claims to be the Promised Messiah and Mahdi, and because of the movement he established.
Ahmad was born in Qadian Punjab in India on February 13, 1835 (or 14 Shawwal 1250), the surviving child of twins born to an affluent family.
Mirza Ghulam Ahmad's claim is based on his Revelation, personal interpretation of various verses of the Qur'an based on divine guidance, Hadith, prophecies of past Saints and astronomical signs of eclipses.
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