Bashiruddin Ahmad Memon, 63/Latif

Bashiruddin A. Memon

By Kazi Zulkader Siddiqui

Bashiruddin Ahmad Memon, kit no. 63/Latif House joined Cadet College Petaro in 1958 and passed out in 1963 after completing his Intermediate.

He was born on 23 February 1945. After leaving Petaro, he graduated as a Civil Engineer from NED College of Engineering.

He was married to Mrs. Rasheeda on 7 July 1969. They have 6 children - Fahmida, Sirajuddin, Muneeruddin, Sanjeeda, Rasheeduddin and Azeemuddin.

Bshir Memon obtained his Bachelors in Civil Engineering from NED College in 1967. Soon after his graduation, he joined the Sindh Irrigation Dept. Three years later, he was transferred to the Pak PWD in 1970, where he worked until his retirement in 2005. He retired as a Superintending Engineer (S.E.).

In addition, he has served in other capacities as well. He as been the Project Director for Federal Govt. Housing Foundation, Karachi.

Since his retirement, he has been heading Young Associates, an engineering firm based in Karachi.

Bashir Memon has many laurels to his credit. He was awarded the Gold Medal for Social Service by Sindhi Muslim Engineers Association, Karachi.

His services to Cadet College Petaro and Petarians are immeasurable. He is one of the Founder Members of the Petarian Association, holding Life Membership no. 1. He has held he position of President of the Petarian Association thrice - 1982-83, 1987-89 and 2005. Besides, he has been a member of the Managing Committee of the Association in different capacities for most of the period since its inception.

He has served Cadet College Petaro in the capacity of a consulting engineer time and again since 1982.  He provided design and supervision services through this period for various construction projects at Petaro including the new Mess and the Stadium.

He is fluent in Urdu, English, Sindhi and Punjabi languages.