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Adam Nayyar

Dr. Adam Nayyar (1948 Bahawalpur - July 29, 2008 Islamabad) was a Pakistani anthropologist, author and ethnomusicologist. He served the Lok Virsa for twenty years as a Director Research. He was the acting Executive Director of Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) when he died.[1]

Dr. Adam Nayyar
BornAdam Nayyar
1948 (1948)
Bahawalpur
Died2008 (2008-07-30)
Islamabad
NationalityPakistani
OccupationAnthropologist, Author and Ethnomusicologist
EmployerLok Virsa (Director Research)
PNCA (Executive Director)

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Early lifeEdit

Nayyar was born in 1948 in Bahawalpur. He studied Cultural anthropology at the University of Heidelberg, Germany.[2]

CareerEdit

He was also the faculty of the Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad.[2]

DeathEdit

Nayyar died on July 29, 2008 in Islamabad due to suffering from cancer of lymph nodes.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Dr Adam Nayyar has passed away in Islamabad after a short period of illness". pamirtimes.net. July 29, 2008. Retrieved April 18, 2013.
  2. ^ a b c "Dr Adam Nayyar passes away". dawn.com. July 30, 2008. Retrieved April 18, 2013.

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