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Name  A. Mubarak

A. M. Mubarak Dr A M Mubarak Convocation Address 2013 of University of Sri
Born  July 4, 1951 (age 64) (1951-07-04) Colombo, Ceylon
Alma mater  University of Cambridge University of Ceylon Royal College Colombo
Education  University of Ceylon, Royal College, Colombo, University of Cambridge

Dr a m mubarak convocation address 2013 of university of sri jayewardenepura


Azeez Mohamed Mubarak (born July 4, 1951) is a Sri Lankan scientist and researcher. He was the Director/CEO of Industrial Technology Institute (formerly CISIR) from 2002-2012.

Born to a large family, he received his primary education at Greenland College and secondary education at the Royal College, Colombo. In 1971 he entered the University of Ceylon, Colombo graduated with a BSc first class Honours Degree in Chemistry. During his time at the university he captained the university cricket, soccer, tennis and was a member of the hockey and badminton teams.

Briefly laying first class cricket for the Moors sports club, he won the Commonwealth Scholarship to do his PhD at the University of Cambridge from 1976 to 1980. There he played for the Cambridge University cricket team and won blues for cricket. After gaining his PhD he went on to the University of Maryland for postgraduate research.

He is a Rotarian and a Past President of the Colombo South Rotary Club. He is married to Chitranganie (née Silva), present Chairperson of Information and Communication Technology Agency (ICTA) and has a son and daughter. His son Jehan Mubarak has played cricket for Sri Lanka in all formats of the game. His daughter Kamakshi is currently attached to the World Bank in Washington DC.

References

A. M. Mubarak Wikipedia


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