Forman Christian College (A Chartered University) expresses its deepest condolences on the passing of one its most prominent alumnus, Mr Yusuf H Shirazi.
Mr Yusuf H Shirazi was the Chairman of Atlas Group and he served as the President of Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry for two terms. He has also been the Founding Member of the Karachi Stock Exchange, Lahore Stock Exchange and International Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He was on the Board of Harvard Business School Alumni Association and was also the Founder President of Harvard Club of Pakistan and Harvard Business School Club of Pakistan. He was awarded with the Sitara-e-Imtiaz and the Sitara-e-Eisaar by the Government of Pakistan in recognition of his meritorious contribution to his country.
Mr Shirazi was a student at FCCU from 1946-1948. He was awarded the Distinguished Formanite Award in 2007 by his alma mater for an illustrious career. He was a diligent member of the Board of Governors of Forman Christian College (A Chartered University) for many years. Mr Shirazi generously contributed to his alma mater and set up an Atlas Foundation Endowment to help support needy and deserving students at FCCU. The Shirazi Hall at FCCU is named after him.
Mr Yusuf H Shirazi passed away on October 20, 2019. He will be remembered at FCCU as one of its brightest alumni and an entrepreneur par excellence.