Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Pervez Hoodbhoy

Pervez Hoodbhoy
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Pervez Amirali Hoodbhoy is a Pakistani nuclear physicist and activist concerned with promotion of freedom of speech, secularism and education in Pakistan. He is an alumnus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and in 2013, he was made a member of the UN Secretary General's Advisory Board on Disarmament. Currently he serves as Zohra and ZZ Ahmed Foundation distinguished professor at the Forman Christian College in Lahore Pakistan. You can tweet to him @FbHoodbhoy

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