Najmuddin Kazi, 205/Ayub

Major(R) Najmuddin Kazi

By Kazi Zulkader Siddiqui, 671/Latif

Najmuddin Kazi, kit no. 205/Ayub House joined Cadet College Petaro in 1961 and left the college in 1965 after completing his Intermediate.

He was born on 1 October 1947 and got married to Mrs. Safia. They have three children - Sarah, Shumaila and Qurat-ul-Ain. He expired in 2004.

Najmuddin Kazi is another of the legendary figures of Petaro. He was known for his command over the college during his tenure as the SUO.

He was the Champion for Light Welter Weight Boxing, and an active member of Funkada Dramatic Society. He was also a member of the College Band. He was declared the Best Youth Leader in the Pakistan Youth Leader Training at Murree and Kaghan in 1963-1964.

He obtained a B.A. degree after Petaro and got Second Position.

He then joined Pakistan Army and fought against India in the 1971 War at the Sialkot front. During his training at PMA, he was the Company Sergeant Major and Ag. SUO.

After his early retirement from Pakistan Army in 1978, he obtained an MBA from CBM at PAF Base, Korangi. He joined State Cement Corporation as Deputy Manager and later on moved to Pakistan Automobile Corporation as a Manager.

His last job was with Bolan Castings Ltd at Hub as the General Manager (Admin and Personnel).

Major(R) Najmuddin Kazi expired on 1 January 2004 after a massive heart attack. May Allah grant him the best place in Jannatul Firdaus.