Jamil Ashraf, 692/Jinnah

Jamil Ashraf - 1967

By Kazi Zulkader Siddiqui, 671/Latif

Jamil Ashraf, kit no. 692/Jinnah House joined Cadet College Petaro in 1965 in 11th Class and left the college in 1967 after completing his Intermediate.

He was born on 21 November 1949 and got married to (late) Dr. Rehana Jamil on 26 November 1977. They had 2 children.

Jamil Ashraf expired after a massive heart attack on 21 October 2007 at Islamabad. He is buried at the Islamabad H-8 graveyard.

Jamil Ashraf completed his Matric at Cadet College Hasan Abdal before moving to Petaro in 11th Class in 1965. His younger brother Rashid Ashraf 598/Jinnah had already joined the college a year earlier in 1964 in 8th class.

Although he was at Petaro for only 2 years, he left his mark by being appointed the JUO of Jinnah House in 1966-1967. He was a good sportsman and was a member of the Famous Forties in 1966. He was also appointed the President of the Aeromodelling Club in his final year at Petaro.

After leaving Petaro, he completed his engineering, and spent most of his career working for the Oil and Gas Development Corporation - OGDC. At the time of his death, he was an Instructor at the OGDC Training Centre in I-9, Islamabad.

His wife, the late Dr. Rehana Jamil was a well-known skin specialist in Islamabad. She expired a year before his death.

May Allah grant jannah to Jamil Ashraf and his wife.