My memories of
Mahmood go back to our
Petaro days. He was in my house and he joined in
the year I was in Matric. We always had a great
relationship between us.
Mahmood was the Captain of the College
and the Latif House riding team. He was good at
sports and was a member of the Latif House teams.
He was also the President of the
Biological Collections Society at Petaro
during his last year.
Over the years,
Mahmood pursued his higher education studies as
well. He obtained his B.Sc. from the University of
Balochistan in 1979, an M.A. from University of
Karachi in 1987 and B.Ed. from Karachi University
Petaro, Mahmood joined Pakistan Army and retired
as a Lieutenant Colonel. His achievements in the
army included an instructional tenure at PMA
Kakul, Assistant Adjutant General at GHQ, two
foreign assignments, and command of an Air Defence
from the Army, Mahmood dedicated himself in the
field of education.
He held the position
of Principal of Army Public Degree College at
Sargodha, Principal of Army Public Degree College
at Attock, Principal of Cadet College Sialkot,
Principal ofMari Gas Higher Secondary School, and
Project Director of Medical College/University
In 2011, he was
chosen as the Principal / Project Director of
Frontier Scouts Cadet College at Warsak.
I am truly honoured
to have had Mahmood as a friend for these past 4