The life of Dr. Salam is not properly explained by Ahmadiyya sources. In this essay, we will present the proper data and leave it to the readers to draw their own conclusions. However, you will notice that during the life of Dr. Salam, he never allowed anyone to mention his second wife (girlfriend) and those circumstances (see the Al-Nahl of 1997, which has 200+ pages of data on Dr. Salam, however, they barely mention his second wife and those 2 amazing kids, see page 200, it is nevertheless from a Pakistani newspaper). We (the writers at this blog) don’t see his relationships as a meaning of shame or anything, we are just pointing out that Dr. Dame Louise Napier Johnson, who per British law, was never his wife, instead a life-long girlfriend, was never given any acknowledgement by the Ahmadiyya Movement. We all know that Dr. Salaam eloped with Dr. Johnson in 1968…they were not married in any ceremony. Dr. Salaam didn’t care about any islamic laws, he was above the laws in Ahmadiyya and was never even questioned. However, a few years later, he had an ahmadi-mullah read the Nikkah. His son was born in 1974 (Umar) and a daughter was born in 1982 (Saeeda). Both of these children are shunned by the Ahmadiyya Movement. Dr. Salaam had allegiance to his cult-like religion and he respected the religion of his father, he thus never challenged anything in Ahmadiyya, he also believed that his intelligence was based on a revelation of MGA (see Tajalliyyat-e-Ilahiyyah, pages 20-21), in fact, in 1979 at the Jalsa in Rabwah, Salam claimed that it was the prayers of MGA which helped him become a nobel winner. IMHO, he was an Atheist, however, out of respect for his family, he supported Ahmadiyya as much as he could. However, he never had the courage to attempt to solve the dogmatic irregularities of the Ahmadiyya religion, like Yus Asaf and the eclipses.
Salam’s life lasted over these years, born-January 1926, died on 21 November 1996.
He was born in British-India, he chose to become a Pakistani after 1947, however, he began to hate Pakistan in 1953, right after the 1953 anti-Ahmadiyya riots. He moved out of Pakistan in and began working at Cambridge and joined St John’s College, and took a position as a professor of mathematics, this was in the UK of course. By 1964, when Ahmadi’s were thriving in Pakistan, he decided to help the country of Italy, which is unethical, since Mussolini supported Hitler in WW-2. Nevertheless, per the order of his Khalifa, he worked for Pakistan and Italy simultaneously and as an esteemed College Professor at Cambridge. However, after Ahmadi’s were declared Non-Muslim in 1974, he left his job with the Pakistani government and began to focus on his school of Physics in Trieste, Italy. Oct 1974 to late 1978 seems to be a dead era in his career. In 1979, he won the Nobel Prize in Physics. In 1979, the President of Pakistan and head military dictator, Zia ul Haq invited Dr. Salaam to Pakistan and gave him full presidential treatment, they asked him to build a center of Physics, he was wined and dined, nevertheless, he still left Pakistan in 1980 and continued to work for Italy. Eventually, he died in 1996 of a rare brain disease wherein he had become a mute and at the house of his 2nd wife. Polygamy in the UK was illegal, hence, his second wife, Dr. Johnson was more like a lifelong girlfriend in British law. Abdus Salaam’s son, Ahmad Salaam, recently gave an interview herein wherein he discusses his father.
Singh, Jagjit. Abdus Salam (1992)
Ghani, Abdul (1982). “Science Advisor to the President (1960–1974)”. Abdus Salam: a Nobel laureate from a Muslim country : a biographical sketch
abdus-salam-bio–Cosmic Anger, Fraser, Gordon. (2008). Free download
Dombey, Norman. “Abdus Salam: A Reappraisal” (2011)
Mujahid, Kamran. “The inspiring life of Abdus Salam” (2013)
Al-nahl, an Ahmadiyya magazine, 1997 tribute to Dr. Salam:
Al-Nahl-1997-v008-No_04 – Prof Muhammad Abdus Salam Issue
There are a few bios on Abdus Salaam. Pervez Hoodboy has also spoke on Dr. Salaam here.
According to his colleague, Dr. Weinberger, Dr. Salam was fond of “Scotch” whiskey
https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/pdf/10.1098/rsbm.1998.0025–“Abdus Salam” by Kibble (1998)
_____________________________________________________________________________________________His father was an educational official employed with the British Government
Abdus Salam was born as a citizen of British-India to Chaudhry Muhammad Hussain and Hajira Hussain, into a Punjabi family that was part of the Ahmadiyya Movement in Islam. In terms of caste-affiliation, they were Jats of Rajput descent from Jhang on his father’s side while his mother was a Kakazai from Gurdaspur. His grandfather, Gul Muhammad, was a religious scholar as well as a physician while his father was an education officer in the Department of Education of Punjab State in a poor farming district. It is unclear how any of these people became Ahmadi’s, they are not tied to any of the early converts to Ahmadiyya.
Abdus Salam was born in Santokdas in the District of Sahiwal, this is 100 kilometers from modern day Jhang, Pakistan. Abdus Salam’s mother and her family were from Santokdas, his maternal grandfather was working, he also seemed to be an employee of the British government, it in unclear whether he was an Ahmadi or not. The reason that Abdus Salam was born in Santokdas instead of Jhang was because it was some type of cultural custom for their family that when a child is born, he is born in the family home of the woman, instead of the man, most likely because child birth requires great care and etc. Abdus Salam’s only sister Hamida was also born in Santokdas, however, his additional 6 siblings (boys) were all born in Jhang, British Indian (See Kibble). Abdus Salam was thus the eldest in a family of 8 children, however, he did have a half sister from his fathers first marriage which makes a total of 9 siblings.
By age 5, it was obvious that Abdus Salam was special.
His parents forced his siblings to serve him food and to clean his clothes and etc. Abdus Salam never worked any manual labor, nor did he play any sports. By today’s standards, he was a privileged kid.
At age 14, Salam scored the highest marks ever recorded for the matriculation (entrance) examination at the Punjab University (See Fraser). There was a huge celebration in the city of Jhang as Salam’s scores were reported to the entire city.
Abdus Salam graduates with a B.A. in Mathematics from Government College University, Lahore. While in Lahore, Abdus Salam went on to attend the graduate school of Government College University.
He received his MA in Mathematics from the Government College University in 1946. That same year, he was awarded a scholarship to St John’s College, Cambridge the UK, where he completed a BA degree with Double First-Class Honours in Mathematics and Physics in 1949. This was a special Punjab Government scholarship to Cambridge program. Salam was really lucky, the head of the Punjab government has been collecting money to help in Allied war effort. The War ended in roughly 1945, there was lots of money that was left over. 150,000 rupees were left over (see Kibble), the head of the Punjab government agreed to allocate this money to the sons of poor farmers to study abroad. However, Salam was not the son of a farmer. Somehow, by buying some land, Salam’s father had qualified to receive the scholarship. On top of that, some other student had unexpectedly dropped out of Cambridge, thus leaving a seat open. The scholarship was totally cancelled the next year, Salam seems to have been the only beneficiary.
_____________________________________________________________________________________________Dr. Salam meets Zafrullah Khan in 1946 in Liverpool
Co-incidentally, they both met as Dr. Salaam had arrived in the UK for higher studies. They both scammed and schemed on behalf of Ahmadiyya their entire life. However, it is important to note that Dr. Salaam never volunteered for Ahmadiyya and never wrote any articles in support of any Ahmadiyya theory. He was silent on Jesus in India, the eclipses and many other scientific phenomenon.
_____________________________________________________________________________________________1949, August 19th, Salam marries his first cousin
This topic is barely covered by all sources. In this era, Dr. Salam left home for the first time ever, in other words, he left his country, which was British-India, but, by 1947 it was the newly formed country, Pakistan. Salam was back and forth from the UK and Pakistan quite a bit in this era. (see al-Nahl). Salam deeply respected his father and always obeyed him. When he graduated from GC in 1946, he had never gone to the cinema because his father had forbidden him to do so. He was also scolded by his father for playing chess after which he never played the game. He used to say that he owed his success to his father’s prayers.
_____________________________________________________________________________________________Dr. Salam married his cousin, Amtul Hafeez (she died in 2007), she was the sister of Col. G.M. Iqbal,
They had 4 children. In order of their ages:
Daughter–Dr. Aziza Rahman (born in June of 1950, in Multan), she married Dr. Hameed ur Rehman in the L.A. area
Daughter—Asifa (Born November 1954 in London)
Daughter–Bushra Salam Bajwa (Born in November of 1956 in Pakistan)
Son—-Ahmad Salam (Born in 1960, in the UK)(check his interview here)
Aziza has a PhD in biochemistry, while Ahmad has a degree in Finance and works for a Kuwaiti company from London as an investment banker. All three daughters are housewives.
_____________________________________________________________________________________________1951 to 1953
Salam lived in isolation, his wife and daughter lived in Multan, Salam lived in Lahore. In the future, he would continue to live like this. He spent the summers of 1952 and 1953 in London.
Salam completed his PhD thesis in 1951: Developments in quantum theory of fields. This was a rather brilliant work: in addition to making his name as a physicist, it resulted in him winning a share of the highly prestigious Adams Prize for mathematical sciences in 1956.
In 1953, Dr. Salam moved to Cambridge, with his wife and young daughter Aziza
See Al-Nahl of 1997.
_____________________________________________________________________________________________Salam was in love with a girl named Urmilla at the Govt College Lahore
It seems that Dr. Salam was already cheating on his new wife. See Cosmic Anger.
_____________________________________________________________________________________________January of 1954
Abdus Salaam turned his back on Pakistan after the 1953 riots on Ahmadiyya
Is Abdus Salaam a traitor to Pakistan? Well, in this book, on pages 26-31. It is stated that Dr. Salaam purposely and willfully was upset with Pakistan and moved away. He then helped the UK and other countries develop educational programs in terms of physics.
This was the first time that Dr. Salaam turned his back on his country, however, it wasn’t the last. Singh tells us that Salaam was personally threatened, and the riots were about his close friend, Zafrullah Khan, so Salaam was now eager to leave his people in Pakistan, and he fled to the UK and began giving up all of his islamic ideals on life (see pages 28-29, Singh).
_____________________________________________________________________________________________Dr. Salam neglected all 6 of his children
Dr. Salam was so busy being an ambassador for Ahmadiyya, that he never truly enjoyed his life. He never took a real vacation, nor did he even spend substantial time with his children. Ahmad Salam stated in an interview for a documentary being made on Salam that he saw so little of his father that when he was six or seven years old he would ask his mother if he could bring his bedding into Salam’s bedroom and put it on the floor just to be close to him. “I wanted to be with him as much as possible.” Two of his daughters have given us valuable glimpses of his family life and his work habits. They write:
“”””His travels took him all over the world Thus, his work left him little time for the family life. … He was quite strict at home, especially where our studies were concerned. He would bring us each workbooks and before going to his college he would set us certain pages that we had to do. Whenever he returned from an overseas trip, he would call us into his room and check on our grades and progress. He encouraged us and gave us confidence by constantly reminding us of one of his favorite sayings, “Do your best and leave the rest to Allah.”…
He himself never stopped working…. My father maintained his meticulous work habits in an unflagging routine punctuated by “catnaps” and endless supplies of sweets and hot tea…He would go to bed around eight or nine o’ clock in the evening, and arise a very few hours later to work in the silent hours before dawn when his level of concentration and creativity would perhaps reach its peak, sustained by a thermos of hot, sweet tea and some snacks that we would place by his bedside before sleeping.””””
_______________________________________________________________________________________________Dr. Salam’s nephew, Nasir Iqbal, son of the late Col. G.M. Iqbal
He was with Dr. Salam in his final years in Italy and spent lots of time with Dr. Salam. He gave lots of details about Dr. Salam’s lonely life. His nephew Nasir Iqbal, was employed at ICTP for some time also, call it nepotism.
Salam adjusted to life in the UK with his family.
In 1957, he was invited to take a chair at Imperial College, London, and he and Paul Matthews went on to set up the Theoretical Physics Department at Imperial College. As time passed, this department became one of the prestigious research departments that included well known physicists such as Steven Weinberg, Tom Kibble, Gerald Guralnik, C. R. Hagen, Riazuddin, and John Ward. Punjab University conferred Salam with an Honorary doctorate for his contribution in Particle physics. The same year with help from his mentor, Salam launched a scholarship program for his students in Pakistan. Salam retained strong links with Pakistan, and visited his country from time to time.
At Cambridge and Imperial College he formed a group of theoretical physicists, the majority of whom were his Pakistani students. At age 33, Salam became one of the youngest persons to be elected a Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS) in 1959. Salam took a fellowship at the Princeton University in 1959, where he met with J. Robert Oppenheimer and to whom he presented his research work on neutrinos. Oppenheimer and Salam discussed the foundation of electrodynamics, problems and their solution. His dedicated personal assistant was Jean Bouckley.
His father, Chaudhry Muhammad Hussain came to the UK (he landed on 4-15-1959) and lived with Dr. Salaam until 1962, at that point he returned to Pakistan. He didn’t seem to like the lifestyle of the UK. His father was diabetic. He returned to Pakistan in December of 1962. They all performed Umrah at Mecca.
Abdus Salam returned to Pakistan in 1960 to take charge of a government post that was given to him by President Field Marshal Ayub Khan. From her independence, Pakistan has never had a coherent science policy, and the total expenditure on research and development represent ~1.0% of Pakistan’s GDP. Even the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC) headquarters was located in a small room, and less than 10 scientists were working on fundamental concepts of physics. Abdus Salam replaced Salimuzzaman Siddiqui as Science Advisor, became first Member (technical) of Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission. Abdus Salam expanded the web of physics research and development in Pakistan by sending more than 500 scientists abroad.
In September 1961, Abdus Salam approached President Ayub Khan to set up the country’s first national space agency. On 16 September 1961, through an executive order, Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission was established, in which Abdus Salam served as the first director. Before 1960, very little work on scientific development was done, and scientific activities in Pakistan were almost diminished. Abdus Salam called Ishfaq Ahmad, a nuclear physicist, who had left the country for Switzerland where he joined CERN, to Pakistan. With the support of Abdus Salam, PAEC established PAEC Lahore Center-6, with Ishfaq Ahmad as its first director.
In 1962, Salam took his wife and parents to Mecca to perform Umrah, the small pilgrimage. Involving a single lap of the Ka’aba, this can be done at any time of the year, and involves much less organization and effort than the elaborate full pilgrimage, the Hajj. The experience nevertheless impressed him deeply. Every Muslim is supposed to make the full Haj once: making Umrah does not absolve a believer from the responsibility of making the full pilgrimage. But it was to be Salam’s only trip to Saudi Arabia.
In the same year, he met a very young Physics student, Louise Dame NapierJohnson. Attending an antinuclear proliferation meeting in London in 1962, Salam had met Louise Johnson, then a physics undergraduate at University College London (UCL), who was helping with the meeting’s
administration. It was what the French call un coup de foudre, an emotional lightning strike, such as Salam had not experienced since seeing the inaccessible Urmilla at Government College, Lahore, some twenty years before. Louise was only 20 years old, and Salam was 36.
Salam founded the International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, in the North-East of Italy and served as its director until 1993.
Salam never intended to help Pakistan develop any international science center or nuclear weapons. However, he played games and acted like he was interested. His Khalifa most likely controlled Salam, and thus he never helped Pakistan do anything.
He attends the first ever Jalsa Salana in the UK. Bashir Ahmad Rafiq organized it and used to regularly have breakfast with Abdus Salam and Zafrullah Khan. Dr. Salaam’s grandchild (a son of his daughter) Dr. Faiz ur Rahman, who is a son of Dr. Hameed ur Rahman and Dr.Azeeza Salaam, is engaged to marry my granddaughter Madeeha Henna Khan, a daughter of Abd ul Waheed Khan and Amat un Naseer (Neeno).
His father, Chaudhry Mohammad Hussain dies in Karachi and is buried in a special area of Bahishti Maqbara, in Rabwah, Pakistan.
Dr. Salaam had a change of heart, and this is the most peaceful era of Ahmadis in Pakistan. In 1958, he was named as the Chief Scientific Advisor to the President, Ayub Khan (see Singh, pages 96-97). Abdus Salaam was thus able to get lots of Ahmadis hired into the government and etc. This was the era when Ahmadis were Economic Advisors, military generals, and held disproportionate employment with the government. Dr. Salaam wanted to start an international physics center, however, there was a shortage of funds and no projects could ever be funded. Dr. Salam was a workaholic, he seems to have been working 3 jobs simultaneously in this era. From 1965 onwards, Dr. Salam was back and forth from Italy to the UK.
_____________________________________________________________________________________________His marriage to Louise Johnson
Fraser, “Cosmic Anger”, page 230-231
Dr. Salam had both of his wives living less than a mile apart in 1990–1996 era.
_____________________________________________________________________________________________Dr. Salam married Dr. Napier illegally
British law does not allow for polygamy. Hence, Dr. Salam was cheating on his wife of almost 15 + years and having an affair with Dr. Napier. Furthermore, in 1968, Dr. Salam’s eldest daughter was 18 years old, whereas Dr. Salam’s girlfriend was just 26. We are unsure if they ever met in life. Sources tell us that in 1973, a proper nikkah ceremony was held, however, the Ahmadiyya movement has never confirmed this. We know that Dr. Salam was best friends with Zafrullah Khan and a VIP at the London Mosque, hence, anything could be done for him.
_____________________________________________________________________________________________Another biography: Dr. Abdus Salam, by Jagjit Singh. Says, he admired Muhammad Iqbal, the poet philosopher.
Singh was silent on Dr. Salaam’s wife, Professor Dame Louise Napier Johnson.
This is the proof that this book was purposely biased. We all know that Dr. Salaam eloped with Dr. Johnson in 1968…they were not married in any ceremony. Dr. Salaam didn’t care about any islamic laws, he was above the laws in Ahmadiyya and was never even questioned. However, a few years later, he had an ahmadi-mullah read the Nikkah. His son was born in 1974 (Umar) and a daughter was born in 1982 (Saeeda). Both of these children are shunned by the Ahmadiyya Movement.
_____________________________________________________________________________________________How did Dr. Salam meet Dr. Napier?
Singh tells us that in 1968 they seem to have eloped together. In 1968, Salam was living in the Uk and working at the Imperial College. Salam was also back and forth to Pakistan in these days since he worked as Scientific advisor to Ayub Khan. Dr. Napier finished her studies in 1965, After her PhD, she moved to the laboratory of Frederic M. Richards at Yale University for postdoctoral research in 1966. At Yale she worked as part of a team with Frederic M. Richardsand Hal Wyckoff on the crystal structure of another enzyme, ribonuclease, which was solved shortly after she left: the fourth protein structure solved. Dr. Napier transferred to the Royal Institution for postgraduate research, she spent a year at Yale and was working as Departmental Demonstrator in the Department of Zoology, University of Oxford. She became faculty in 1973. Dr. Salam seems to have been very busy in these days, since his first family was also in the same geographic area, i.e. London. When Dr. Salam went to pickup his Nobel prize, he had both of his wives with him and wearing a full burka. Swedish officials seated them in different parts of the auditorium while the King decorated their husband. Dr. Salam was 42 and Dr. Napier was 28 years old.
_____________________________________________________________________________________________Dr. Salam and Dr. Napier had 2 children
They had two children: a son born in 1974(Umar Salam) and a daughter born in 1982 (Syeda Hajira). Johnson’s husband died in 1996. She died on 25 September 2012 in Cambridge, England. Their whereabouts are unknown. Their religion is unknown. Iftikhar Ahmed, a physicist who worked very closely with Salam, recalled them as being “madly in love – it was always ‘my darling’ this, and ‘my darling’ that … I never saw him happier than when he was with Louise”.
Umar has completed his Ph.D. in mathematics from Cambridge. I remember that it was during a summer of the mid 1980s, that Salam asked me to teach Urdu to Umar. I did so for a few days. When I asked Umar if he was really interested in learning Urdu, Umar said that he was doing it only because his father wanted him to learn Urdu. Interestingly, one day Salam checked the words I had taught him and their transliteration. (this was taken from here: http://www.mujahidkamran.com/articles.php?id=44, see footnote number 31). (Not sure who this person was who was teaching Dr. Salam’s son Urdu).
_____________________________________________________________________________________________Umar Salam and Stephen Hawkings
It seems that they both worked together at the University of Cambridge. See here: https://realnoevremya.com/articles/2287-stephen-hawking-from-newtons-department-to-einsteins-rostrum
_____________________________________________________________________________________________Singh is wrong on Ahmadiyya persecution and the 1974 NA
Singh writes that after legislation was passed, violence vs. Ahmadis broke out..that is an open lie. He was most likely lied to by Ahmadi-mullahs or other Ahmadis who are fond of lying about their cult-like non-profit business. In fact, after Oct-7th-1974, the data proves that violence vs. Ahmadis was dead for 4 years until late 1978, even then, these isolated cases are not honest, these people may have been killed in family disputes, not Ahmadiyya related issues. In fact, uptil Ord-XX and 1984 there was 10-years of relative peace for Ahmadi’s in Pakistan.
_____________________________________________________________________________________________Salaam turns his back on Pakistan again in Sep-1974
Ahmadis were declared non-Muslim in Sep-1974, and Dr. Salaam resigned immediately. Salaam grew a beard and seems to have changed his lifestyle….or that was the outward behavior.
In 1976, Salam recommended creating an international forum for the advancement of science and technology to be hosted by Pakistan in the Hazara region while serving as Science Advisor to the Prime Minister of Pakistan. Since then, the Nathiagali Physics Conferences has gathered notable scientists from around the world during summer breaks to break the intellectual isolation faced by Pakistani scientists. Ijaz participated in these conferences several times during the mid-1970s under National Science Foundation grants. He was also a member of the National Academy of Sciences and a fellow of the American Physical Society.
Ijaz (left) with Munir Khan & Abdus Salam (right), Nathiagali Physics Conference, 1976
_____________________________________________________________________________________________Oct–1974 to Oct 1979
This seems to be a dead era in the life of Dr. Salam.
_____________________________________________________________________________________________When he won the Nobel Prize in roughly Oct 1979
Singh lies to us and claims that Abdus Salaam wasn’t fond of alcohol. He claims that he Salaam only drank grape juice while his colleagues drank wine. However, that is a lie…his colleagues tell us different.
_____________________________________________________________________________________________The Ahmadi press mentions Salam
“I am filled with praise and glory to that holy Being Who accepted regular and continuous prayers of my present Imam, my parents and my friends of the Jamaat, thereby gladdening the hearts in the Islamic world and Pakistan”. (Qadiani newspaper Al-Fazl, Rabwah, Dated December 31, 1979).
Q: What do you have to say about the ‘Science Foundation’ established by Islamic Conference?
A: “A step in the right direction, I am indeed happy. But my original proposal was better than the present decision. I had prevailed upon Mr. Bhutto in 1974 to establish a Foundation with a capital of one billion dollars and the Summit Conference had agreed upon it, but nothing happened after that. Then in 1981, General Zia-ul-Haq agreed to raise this issue in the Summit at Taif. The ‘Foundation’ was established but the proposed capital was reduced to only 50 million dollars. I have now learnt that the actual amount received so far by the ‘Foundation’ is only 6 million dollars. You would agree with me that Muslim governments can give more than that”. (Daily ‘Al-Fazl’, Rabwah, Oct. 8,1984).
______________________________________________________________________________________________Zia invites Dr. Salaam to Pakistan From December 15th–23rd of 1979, after he wins the Nobel
After winning the nobel prize, with other scientists, Zia-ul-Haq wooed him to come back to Pakistan and possibly help Pakistan fight off the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan and to . Dr. Salaam didn’t fly on commercial aircraft, instead, he flew on the Presidents aircraft (see pages 96-97, Singh). Salam arrived at the Karachi airport on 12-15-1979 (See Al-Nahl of 1997, page 112), only his Pakistani wife was with him, his British wife was not. On 12-16-79 he visited his sister in Multan. He then flew to Sargodha (in the afternoon)(which is barely 20 miles from Rabwah), he was received at the Pakistani Air Force base in Sarghoda, he was received by Mirza Tahir Ahmad and Mirza Khurshid Ahmad. They then drove to Rabwah under police escort. Dr. Salam attended the Ahmadiyya Jalsa in Rabwah in December of 1979 under govt. escort. On 12-18-1979, he flew from Rabwah to Islamabad via military helicopter. He was received by military and civilian government leaders and was allowed to spend the day and night at “Sindh house”. He met Zia ul Haq on that day also(See Al-Nahl of 1997, pages 112-113). Zia ul Haq then allowed Dr. Salam to read his prayers separately and called him a better Muslim than himself. On 12-19-1979, Sala visited PINSTECH, Major General Shafiq was also there. On 12-20-1979, Zia gave Salam the country’s highest civilian honour, Nishan-e-Imtiaz, some Ahmadi’s were also there and vouched for all of this info in the Al-Nahl. On 12-21-1979, Salam flew to Peshawar and was again met by all the top military and civilian leaders of that area. Lt. general Fazal Haq was also there. Again they traveled via Military aircraft. In the afternoon, they flew to Lahore. Lt.General Sawar Khan hosted Salam and gave an amazing dinner at the Governor’s house, many Ahmadi’s were there also. On 12-23-1979, Salam gave a speech at the Punjab University of Lahore. A private dinner was arranged wherein mostly Ahmadi’s ate with Dr. Salam. On 12-24-1979, Dr. Salam left via military helicopter for Jhang, many Ahmadi’s were with him. He slept in a government rest house. On 12-25-1979, Salam left Jhang for Sargodha, via military helicopter, he then drove to Rabwah to attend the Jalsa, which lasted until 12-27-1979. On 12-28-1979, Salam was driven by Ahmadi youth to Lahore. On 12-29-1979, Salam headed out for Karachi. On 12-30-1979, he visited Sindh University. Lt. General Abassi hosted dinner of Salam that night, he was the governor of Sindh at that time. On 1-2-1980, Salam returned to England. After that, he got a visa for India (which is really hard) and visited his old teacher in India. Then again in 1987, Zia invited Dr. Salam as an official guest of the Government of Pakistan. When Zia died in 1988, Dr. Salam rejoiced.
Sharing this memorable picture from my father’s (Sultan Mahmood Anwar Sahib) collection.
(Karachi 1980) pic.twitter.com/M2DQabkBda
— Fauzia (@Rabwhian) August 8, 2022
Sharing this memorable picture from my father’s (Sultan Mahmood Anwar Sahib) collection. (Karachi 1980).
Jalsa Salana 1980 in Qadian with Mohtaram Hadayatullah Hübsch Sb. Marhum Dr. Abdus Salam and Mian Waseem Sahib (Credits to Maryam Hübsch Sahiba, daughter of Hadayatullah Hübsch Sahib رحمه الله), https://twitter.com/khurramshah74/status/1561406309882220547?cxt=HHwWhsCqqYSxnasrAAAA
Dr #AbdusSalam,Pakistani Nobel laureate in Physics visited #India after he won Nobel, reached his pre-partition Physics teacher #AnilendraGanguly‘s house in #Kolkata-who was bed ridden, placed his Nobel medal in Ganguly’s hands & said, ‘Sir, this is yours, not mine’
He got a visa for India and traveled there.
He was interviewed by Illustrated Weekly of India. I would like to give here few questions he was asked.
Q: Do you believe in Destiny?
A: I don’t know what destiny is.
Q: What is your concept of God?
A: There are many concepts of God. For instance, there is the concept of God as the Law
givers… say such as Einstein’s God. And there is God of moral order. If you do well, the
outcome will be good. And if you do evil, you will reap evil. Most of us believe in such
things without ascribing them to God of moral order. Some people believe in God of
history, a God who controls history. Then there is the personal God, to whom we pray.
Q: Could you describe your philosophy of prayer?
A: It is very difficult for a physicist to discuss prayer. I don’t know what it does to you.
_____________________________________________________________________________________________He turned his back on Pakistan 3 times
It should be noted that Salaam had many beefs with his own people. Shortly after visiting Pakistan, he also visited India, with full governmental permission. In fact, 99% of Pakistani’s are never given access to India after 1947. But Ahmadi’s are given visit visa’s every single year for the Qadian Jalsa.
_____________________________________________________________________________________________Norman Dombey on Dr. Salam’s Nobel
Normal Dombey recently posted on the arXiv Abdus Salam: A Reappraisal. PART I. How to Win the Nobel Prize which more or less seems to argue that Salam didn’t deserve his 1979 Nobel. He describes a lot of history I didn’t know, but I’m not completely convinced. Part of the argument seems to be that he stole the idea from Weinberg, and didn’t even know the importance of what he had stolen, but my impression was that no one, not even Weinberg, thought very much of the unified electroweak theory at the time. A quick look at the paper in his collected papers that I take to be the 1968 one that justified the Nobel to him appears to discuss the crucial points: a gauge theory with Higgs mechanism.
Unfortunately I don’t have more time now to look into this history carefully. If someone expert on this history has comments on the Dombey claims, that would be interesting.
_____________________________________________________________________________________________April 26th, 1984-When Ord-XX passed in Pakistan
He seems to have been living in the UK in this era and never commented on this law. The Khalifa had moved to London also.
April 27th, 1984, Abdus Salam was in France giving a speech
This speech was delivered by Professor Abdus Salam, Nobel Laureate in Physics (1979),
in Paris at the UNESCO House on April 27, 1984 at the invitation of the Organization
‘Islam and the West’. The Secretary General of the Organization of the Islamic
Conference, Dr. Habib Chatti, inaugurated the meeting. The format of the meeting was to
invite two representatives of Islam and two Western representatives to speak
comparatively. Thus, on the Muslim side were Professor Salam and Dr. Hussein
AlJazaeri, former Minister of Health of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and presently
regional director of the World Health Organization. From the Western side there were
Professor Louis Leprince-Ringuet, Emeritus Professor of Physics at the Ecole
Polytechnique and Professor Jean Bernard, President of the French Academy of Sciences
and Director of the Leukemia Research Institute.
This speech was reproduced in the ROR of 1995, just a year before Abdus Salam died.
_____________________________________________________________________________________________Dr. Abdul Qadeer, our renowned nuclear scientist said about Salam
Q: “What do you have to say for the Nobel Award which Dr. Abdus Salam Qadiani has received”?
A: “That too has been awarded on the basis of motives. Dr. Abdus Salam had been trying to get a Nobel Prize since 1957. At last, on the hundredth birth anniversary of Einstein, the desired Prize was given to him. The fact is that Qadianis have a proper mission operating in Israel since long. Jews wanted to please some like-minded person on the occasion of Einstein�s anniversary and so Dr. Abdus Salam was favored”. (Weekly Chattan, Lahore, February 6,1986)
His famous interview exists. This is the last time he spoke publicly.
Per Ahmadiyya sources, Dr. Abdus Salam begins working with the Benin government to connect his International Center of Theoretical Physics with the Benin Institute for Mathematics and Physics, which opened in 1988.
By 1989, Dr. Salam was permanently in a wheel chair. He had fell many times in Trieste, Italy, and now lived as a totally disabled human. (see Cosmic Anger, page 260). Salam carried on at Trieste, Italy, however, his speech became incomprehensible.
He was advertised as someone was about to attend the Jalsa in Germany in 1989.
In the last 3 years of his life, he was mute, he was unable to speak, he was bed-ridden and unable to communicate with anyone. He died of a rare brain disease.
He seems to have went to Bangladesh in a wheelchair in 1993, what an idiot!
_____________________________________________________________________________________________Salam died in Oxford, Uk in 1996 and his body was transferred to Rabwah
Nasir Iqbal tells us:
“””Nasir told this author that one night Salam fell down in his Trieste residence where he resided all alone. He was hurt and bled and lay on the floor all night as he could not get up. He also was unable to call anyone or raise any kind of alarm. Pierre Agbedjro, who used to drive his official car, went inside his residence around 7.00 AM the next morning and saw him lying where he had fallen.”” (see http://www.mujahidkamran.com/articles.php?id=44).
Apparently his Pakistani wife never wanted to live in Trieste as she felt lonely there.
Salam suffered from PSP – para supranuclear palsy. Salam seems to have moved back to London while he was dying and eventually died in the house of Dr. Napier, and he lived his final days there. After Salam died, his body was transported to Rabwah for burial. Dr. Napier and her son were also in attendance. Their son was 22 years old. We are not sure where his daughter was. Aziza, the eldest daughter of Abdus Salam and probably all of her sisters and brothers were there.
Umar Salam and his mother visited GCU on January 22, 2003 on an invitation from the university. He says a ceremony was held at the Salam Hall, also named after the Nobel Prize winner. He remembers different speakers appreciated the services of the scientist on the occasion.
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May 13, 2018 at 3:39 pm
May Allah s curse be on you for trying to spread lies about one od the greates human being from Pakistan.
May 13, 2018 at 3:40 pm
What part of the essay is a lie? Are you like most brainwashed Ahmadi’s in that you can’t accept the truth?
August 12, 2018 at 5:20 am
I am not denying the article in it entirety. But this is biased for sure. I am sure an article written by Ahmadis on Abdul Salam would be biased as well.
Quoting A Q Khan is stupid because we all know how much he hated Ahmadis. Don’t you think that would not reflect in his comments about Abdul Salam, who was a an Ahmadi scientist who has acheived more in the world?
August 12, 2018 at 5:34 pm
1. you contradict your very first argument. SMH. You claim that everyone is biased. I presented facts from ALL the sources. Nothing else.
2. Again…I’ve quoted all sources. And MGA hated Christians…should we throw away jesus in India then?
February 20, 2019 at 11:45 pm
This essay reads like a gossip magazine. Salam was in no way a perfect human being nor is anyone saying that he was. He was a brilliant scientist and that is all that matters.
February 21, 2019 at 12:00 am
Its the truth, which was hidden by your Jamaat. Admit to it sir. That’s all we ask.
February 21, 2019 at 12:34 am
Why didn’t Dr. Salaam comment on the prophecy of the eclipses? Wasn’t that his field?
August 13, 2019 at 9:56 pm
Dear, It is a good run down on the situation, fully appreciate your point of view. Does anyone has any image of Dr. Salaam’s resignation letter to then Prime Minister – Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto. This will be a great to share with patriotic Pakistanis.
August 13, 2019 at 10:40 pm
Thank you! I will look for that.
September 18, 2019 at 9:16 pm
You do realize Dr. Salam won a Nobel Prize for his work on Boson Particles, not on his personal life. Any idiot can see all you are trying to do is malign him for your own personal bias against Ahmadis. I mean really, who cares about all the crap you’ve put together, the fact is you are a nobody while he was someone!
Proud of Dr. Abdus Salam!
September 18, 2019 at 9:25 pm
Yes, I know how and why he go that Nobel Prize. He wasn’t alone in it, he got lots of help. Why are you mad that I am exposing the Ahmadiyya Movement for lying about the life of Dr. Salam? Why does the Ahmadiyya community lie? I am not trying to malign him, thus you are the idiot.
Even if we are nobody’s, so what? Are we on this planet to compete with each other?
You sound like the typical frustrated Ahmadi.
September 19, 2019 at 4:49 pm
Aahh, baby you think I speak for Dr. Salam because I am Ahmadi? Here’s news for you dumbo, I am not Ahmadi and no educated person cares about your religious bigotry. We are proud of Dr. Salam because he was as much a Pakistani as us and unlike you, he at least had a religion 😛
PS: Her comment mae gaaliyaa’n kha rahay ho, dekh ker khushi ho rahi hae 😆
September 19, 2019 at 5:37 pm
Stop lying…you seem to be an Ahmadi spam-bot. You will never answer our questions. We know, you just cry persecution. Where is the bigotry? We just wrote a factual essay on Dr. Salaam, why you mad?
October 9, 2019 at 9:05 pm
Prof. Abdus Salam asked multiple times for funding from Pakistan so that he could build a physics centre in Pakistan. There is not a single building in Pakistan with his name in the title. When prof. Wanted to run for UNESCO Pakistan let him down. Pakistan eradicated Muslim from his grave. Without Abdus Salam, Pakistan wouldn’t have it’s nuclear weapons.
October 9, 2019 at 11:23 pm
1. But he left in 1953. There was no funding issues then.
2. He returned and was considered a Muslim (roughly 1958). Pakistan had no money at all for anything. Pakistan was a puppet state of the British. In 1958, he was named as the Chief Scientific Advisor to the President, Ayub Khan (see Singh, pages 96-97). Abdus Salaam was thus able to get lots of Ahmadis hired into the government and etc. This was the era when Ahmadis were Economic Advisors, military generals, and held disproportionate employment with the government. Dr. Salaam wanted to start an international physics center, however, there was a shortage of funds and no projects could ever be funded. Dr. Salam was a workaholic, he seems to have been working 3 jobs simultaneously in this era. From 1965 onwards, Dr. Salam was back and forth from Italy to the UK.
3. Why didn’t Dr. Salam pay for it himself? A college only needs a building, not much else. Furthermore, the British and USA didn’t want Muslims to get such a place, thus, they figured out a way to block it.
4. You are totally wrong about nuclear weapons, Salam was always against them, ALWays! He never helped Pakistan even start any nuclear program. You need to do some research.
October 15, 2019 at 6:37 pm
Abdus Salem was against nuclear weapons but yet again he still developed dozens of formulae for the nuclear programme therefore showing his love for Pakistan. Don’t you dare to try and belittle me with you trying to tell me to do research. The only websites I would most likely find this “research” you claim are the nonsense people such as yourself put up.
The fact that you picked out specific details from my comment and try to twist the man’s legacy is disgusting, just because you are in denial within the fact that you can’t see what an amazing man he was.
What do you mean there was no funding issues in 1953? Abdus Salam has never presented his ideas on the physics centre then? You point is therefore irrelevant.
And perhaps Pakistan wasn’t rich, but doesn’t mean their government was poor, they were still building schools for further education (post basic secondary school) so yet again your point is invalid, Pakistan chose not to help Abdus Salam complete his dream and to help thousands of the youth of Pakistan.
And yes he was able to get ahmadi’s good jobs within the government and close to it, but what’s wrong with that, following years after that, my people were killed on a daily, their businesses were destroyed, and Dr. Abdus Salam had to go into hiding. The man who you are saying was chief adviser to the PM,ndidn’t feel safe in his own country at this time. are you as a human being going to say that Abdus Salam getting ahmadi’s into the government, justifies the ruthless, mass killings and murders done to my people.
Furthermore, your point on Abdus Salam being a workaholic proves my point on the his legacy, I don’t have an understanding of what you are trying to imply there.
And dr. Abdus Salam clearly wasn’t anywhere near as wealthy as you claim, your evidently not smart enough to comprehend the amount of money going in to build an international physics centre, buying the land for it, paying for maintaining the facility and repairs every once in a while thus it being called a project. It wasn’t just a college but an international centre.
Don’t try and demean me by saying do your research. I responded to all of your ignorant points mostly irrelevant to my first comment which you decided to ignore and not put up on the website thus showing that your evidently in denial.
Perhaps respond to my first comment and or even properly analyse my other comment to an actual extent where your response is relevant.
October 15, 2019 at 7:42 pm
I am going to answer all of your questions, point by point,
1. he still developed dozens of formulae for the nuclear programme therefore showing his love for Pakistan.
What formulae are these? When were they developed? where are they now? Did they play a role in 1999 nuclear tests in Pakistan?
2. He neglected his kids for worldly reasons. He is a disgusting person, even per your own cult. Did you forget? He never even served as a volunteer for Ahmadiyya in any capacity, he was an Ahmadiyya informant and he gave lots of Chanda.
3. Which Ahmadi imam performed Salam’s nikah in 1974? Who was it? BA Rafiq?
4. What if you didn’t understand my point about late 1953/early 1954? Ahmadi’s claim that Salam was loyal to Pakisan, however, he left in January of 1954. Why? He was considered a Muslim in Pakistan, then why did he leave? Why not teach a 10000 Pakistani’s about physics? Instead he chased worldly respect and turned on his people.
5. Pakistan is a poor country, they only survive on foreign aid, this is what the British wanted. The British purposely created many countries after 1947 that could never survive economically. Further, Pakistan has a huge energy problem, there is none. Salam could have solved the big electricty problem, he didnt! He was working on a nuclear reactor in 1972, in Karachi, however, that power plant was never switched on or operational. Look it up!
6. Oh wow…you admitted that he discriminated when it came to hiring people. See, Ahmadi’s were 1st class citizens from 1955 to 1972. Ahmadi’s were given special treatment whereas the average Pakistani suffered. See, you people should be held accountable for this. See.
7. Workaholics are stupid people..especially when you are already living well, and have 6 kids and a wife and a Girlfriend. All Salam did was abuse caffeine, alcohol and tobacco, and all day long, he never took a break from this habit. Its really sick, even Ahmadiyya is against this silly lifestyle.
8. OH…then he was an idiot with his money. How much chanda did he pay? Are you telling me that a world renowned Physicist was terrible with his personal finances? That is hilarious!
If you have any additional questions, let me know.
October 15, 2019 at 8:34 pm
FYI..I am one of the only researchers who has proven that Salam wasn’t born in Jhang. Look it up.
October 15, 2019 at 9:34 pm
What are you trying to accomplish?
Workaholics are stupid…how? Because they are so interested in their study, the only thing hilarious is that you call a genius, stupid for studying too much and the fact you will never be as educated nor as good as a person as Abdus Salam. you see wrong because Dr. Abdus Salam didn’t spend enough time with his family?
Just because he can say to his children that he is doing something that will benefit the world. His children were and are very proud of him, shame I can’t say the same for some.
You are so misguided, how did he turn his back on the children of Pakistan, when he requested the physics centre to be based in Pakistan form PAKISTAN’S YOUTH. and when Pakistan rejected because of this so called money shortage, which couldn’t name one building after Abdus Salam, he left. Bearing in mind that he also left given the threats ahmadiyya community received from other Muslims.
I didn’t say once, he favoured Ahmadi’s into selective roles within Pakistan government but he didn’t show the discrimination that ahmadis received from the previous role selectors who are the real DISCRIMINATORS.
Stop trying to inform me ridiculous theories/ conspiracies of the British, what are you trying to imply, Pakistan can’t supply a physics centre, because wasn’t it your words “ a college only needs a building, not much else”.
What do you expect Abdus Salam to do? Is he going to major in everything, are there no other competent scientists in Pakistan at the time or in the 25 year radius before and after? I don’t know why your picking random issues in Pakistan by claiming Ahmadis (small minority inside Pakistan) are the blame for poverty. Abdus Salam majored in electroweak unification not in the energy problem. Are you seriously saying in the whole of Pakistan there is not one individual who can solely complete the energy problem, because you clearly expect him to do it.
Wow. Making up lies that he was an alcohol abuser, to win a discussion, real low.
Your last point was he didn’t pay Chanda is invalid, when you literally said he did prior to that he did pay loads.
And so what if he wasn’t a volunteer, he was a regular in attending Friday prayers and sermons.
In order for you to be aware of the formulae you question Watch the Salam documentary on Netflix, this should give you understanding of what kind of amazing person he was.
All this, and I have one unanswered question, what is the purpose of this article,
To spread hate, to ruin his scientific legacy?
Do not expect a response from myself.
October 15, 2019 at 10:47 pm
1. Yes. Abdus Salam wasted his time on this planet. He is a stupid idiot. In Islam, charity starts at the home, charities main function is a man’s own free time. Shame on Abdus Salam for not understanding this important concept, instead he chased worldly praises? He could have remained in the UK anf taught his classes and relaxed, instead, he chose to be busy, that’s probably why his last 10 years were miserable.
2. You have no idea how his children feel. The 4 Ahmadi children will probably lie and say it was OK. However, we have yet to hear from the younger 2 kids from Dr. Johnson. What are their opinions?
2.a. Abdus Salam neglected his wife and girlfriend, and he waited for his father to die before he eloped with this other girl.Maybe you didn’t know? I am going to write that essay shortly.
“””how did he turn his back on the children of Pakistan, when he requested the physics centre to be based in Pakistan form PAKISTAN’S YOUTH. and when Pakistan rejected because of this so called money shortage, which couldn’t name one building after Abdus Salam, he left. Bearing in mind that he also left given the threats ahmadiyya community received from other Muslims.”””
What year are you claiming for this event? Pakistan has never had any extra money.
4. You are again admitting that Salam discriminated against the average Pakistani and instead hired Ahmadi’s. Ahmadi’s were always given favorable jobs by the British government, this was nothing new. You cry because after 1974, you people didnt get that special treatment anymore, since the Muslim world had finally realized that the USA and the UK were purposely holding back the Muslim world and using Ahmadiyya (the mirza family) as their agents.
5. Yes..if the USA wanted Pakistan to have nuclear weapons in 1974, they would have! The USA was against it, in fact, only 3-4 countries had nuclear weapons by 1974.
6. Yes…Salam could have solved the energy problem in Pakistan…but he didnt. Pakistan needed a nuclear reactor and someone to build the facility..Salam should have focused all of his time on this problem…not the other nonsense. To this day…Pakistan has rolling blackouts.
7. His own colleagues said that he always had as bottle of scotch in his desk drawer, he smoked heavily also, and abused caffeine, this is the typical alcoholic routine. Have you seen the video?
8. Where and when did I say that he never paid chanda? Show me? I wrote the opposite, you seem confused.
9. I am just pointing out that he never labored for Ahmadiyya like me or like 90% of us, he was always treated special, even as a kid and by his father.
10. Ive watched the documentary, he was a stupid person his whole life.
11. The purpose of this article is to spread the truth about Dr. Abdus Salam.
October 21, 2019 at 8:45 am
On the other hand even poor people like Asad Shah who had mental issued and people who would be kicked out of the community in one second because they challenged Khilfat and claimed to be a prophet. But no, they would not waste such a wonderful opportunity to capitalise on and claim him to be still one of theirs and create fearmongering for their benefit.
October 21, 2019 at 4:41 pm
The Mirza family lies constantly.
April 26, 2020 at 6:55 pm
Lol erase the word factcheck from your site and insert opinions instead. This article is littered with baseless opinions from a biased POV who clearly feels he has been disrespected by an ahmadi during his life. “He is a stupid person” lmao you are a true idiot. Your gf probably ran off with an Ahmadi or you were beat up by one when you were younger 🤣
April 26, 2020 at 7:49 pm
This is hilarious! Ahmadi’s are nerds in America, why would anyone be afraid? In Rabwah, there are Ahmadi gangs and bad Ahmadi people, I agree.
Can you mention a single sentence on the blog which is inaccurate?
Why are you silent on the content of the essay?
June 8, 2021 at 1:47 pm
I don’t get it, what’s wrong with liking white women? Great article tho!
June 8, 2021 at 3:10 pm
OH. Nothing! IDC. Cheating on your wife is really had however.