Sindh University vice chancellor Professor (Meritorious) Dr Muhammad Siddique Kalhoro on Tuesday expressed his condolences on the demise of former VC Prof. Dr Imdad Ali Ismaili. In his condolence message, Dr. Kalhoro prayed for the departed soul and acknowledged his services in the field of IT. He expressed the hope that his efforts in the field of research especially in information technology would be remembered and pursued further. He appreciated Prof Ismaili’s consistent hard work as a researcher, teacher and administrator and said the former acting VC was truly a noble person and his contributions as a scientist were irreplaceable. Professor Dr Imdad Ali Ismaili was contracted with COVID-19 and was shifted to Ziauddin hospital in Karachi some couple of days ago where he left this mortal world in the early hours of Tuesday morning. His body was brought to Sindh University’s Allama I.I Kazi mosque where the funeral prayer was offered. A number of faculty members, officers and employees participated in the funeral prayer including vice chancellor Dr. Muhammad Siddique Kalhoro and registrar Ghulam Muhammad Bhutto. Later, the body was shifted to his native town Talhar for burial in the ancestral graveyard. Dr. Ismaili served as the SU acting VC in 2015 except working as pro-vice chancellor Mirpurkhas campus, director institute of information & communication technology (IICT) and first ever dean faculty of engineering, University of Sindh Jamshoro.