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Commander Dr. Abdul Latif
M.Sc. (Agriculture), M.S., Ph.D (USA)
F.R.E.S., F.E.S.I., F.Z.S.P.
Professor and Principal Agriculture College &
the Research Institute, Lyallpur, Pakistan
Director, Advanced Studies and Research and
Dean, Faculty of Agriculture & Agricultural
Engineering, Agriculture University, Faisalabad
Deputy Secretary and Joint Secretary,
Government of Punjab, Lahore
President, Pakistan Entomological Society
An Intellectual Autobiography
Government of West Pakistan recalled him back from the Agriculture University, Lyallpur and appointed him as Deputy Secretary (Technical) Agriculture Department (1966) and subsequently as Director, Planning and Evaluation Government of West Pakistan and the Punjab Government (1969). He also served as Adviser Agriculture and ex officio Joint Secretary in addition (1970).
Dr. Latif was nominated by the Chancellor as Member of the Syndicate of the Agriculture University (961-1963); Member Academic Council (1963-1966); He was also nominated as a Member of the Pakistan Food and Agriculture Council (1961-1965); Inter-University Board of Pakistan (1962-1963); Board of Governors, Museum of Science and Technology, Engineering University, Lahore (1966-1967); Boards of Studies of Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Zoology and Physiology of Punjab University (1950-1961); Convener, Board of Studies Agriculture, Punjab University (1961); Member Pakistan Central Cotton Committee (1966-1968).
He was elected Fellow of the Royal Entomological Society, London (1948); President, Biology Section, Pakistan Science Conference, Decca (1956); Life Member and Fellow of the Entomological Society of India, New Delhi (1938); Member Entomological Society of America (1959-1961); Member N.W.Pacific Entomological Society of America, Spokane, Washington; Member of Punjab Agricultural Research Evaluation Committee (1977-1978); Vice President of Pakistan Society for the Advancement of Agricultural Sciences, Agriculture University, Lyallpur (1963-1966); Fellow, Zoological Society of Pakistan (1969) and President, Pakistan Entomological Society, Faisalabad (1980-1985), Agriculture Association (1972-1974), Agriculture Co-operative Housing Society, Lahore (1982-1992).
He served as Member of the Editorial Board of the “Pakistan Journal of the Agricultural Sciences” of West Pakistan Agriculture University, Lyallpur (1963-1966) and of West Pakistan Journal of Agriculture Research, Agriculture Department, Lahore (1966-69).
Dr. Latif visited various Universities and Research Institutes in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ceylon (Sri Lanka), Iran, India and the Middle East.
He represented Pakistan as a Delegate to various seminars and Science Conferences. He has to his credit over 50 Original research papers published in research journals of repute in Pakistan and abroad. He has also contributed over two hundred original research papers in various science conferences, associations and seminars, the abstracts of which were printed.
In recognition of his meritorious services the President of Pakistan awarded him Tamgha-i-Quaid-i-Azam (T.Q.A) in 1970.
He served as Consultant in the Middle East and Iran from 1974 to 1977 and later worked as Technical Adviser and Chief Executive of Farm Services Syndicate, a subsidiary of M/s R. B. Avari & Co. from 1982 to 1994.
List of some of his outstanding students
who have been successful in life
(Courtesy of Mrs. Shahida Rashid)
on his son, Flight Lieutenant Rashid Ahmad Bhatti’s marriage with
Shahida Latif sahiba d/o Cdr. Dr. Abdul Latif
Sahibzada Mirza Mubarak Ahmad sahib lead the prayers as the chief guest
November 28th, 1968 at Shah Nawaz Lodge, Dar-ul-Rehmat Wasti, Rabwah