By Dr. Adnan Zuberi
Mr AM Qureshi 1918- 1989
Founder of Islamia college, Qureshi high school and owned Marie Colaco School. Born in Rajkot, Kathiawar, Gujrat. He had no formal education. Moved to Karachi in 1938 and started to work as labourer
Later he started his own business in transport with Dalmia Cements. 1946 he became the member of Sindh Election Committee along with Mr Khuro, Sir GH Hidayatullah and Mr Yousuf Haroon.
He is buried in a small graveyard in islamia college premises.
This graveyard has graves of some more prominent personalities
1, Allama Shabbir Ahmed Usmani
2, Allama Syed Suleman Nadvi, who’s a Co Author of ” Seerat un Nabi” with Allama Shibli Naumani
3, Zahid Hussain, first Governer of State Bank of Pakistan
4, Barrister Ahmed Ashraf, first Secretary General of All India Muslim League
Photographs: with Mr Jinnah as member of Sindh Election Committee, and with Dr O V JOOMA, neurosurgeon on the occassion of lay the foundation of Islamia college