ISLAMABAD   -   One of the world’s renowned environmental scientists of Pakistan, Dr Mahmood A Khwaja, who till his last breath, served Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) as Senior Adviser, Chemicals and Sustainable Industrial Development died of cardiac arrest at a local hospital leaving his family and SDPI family in grief.

The Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI)’s board, management and staff on Monday with profound grief and sorrow announced the demise of Dr Khwaja, said a news release.

The Executive Director of the SDPI, Dr Abid Qaiyum Suleri has condoled the sad demise and said that the SDPI family was saddened as his own family did.

He said that a large number of messages were coming to him from abroad in which global science community leaders have condoled his death.