As stated in the Qur’an, death is inevitable. Mumtaz Ahmad received the call from his Lord and departed this world, in full faith, on 31 March 2016, aged 76. Friends and relatives offered his funeral prayers at his native village in Gujar Khan, Pakistan.
Prof. Dr. Mumtaz Ahmad was a fine gentleman, a lucid political scientist and an erudite scholar of Islam. He received Masters degrees from Karachi and the American University of Beirut, and a Ph.D. in Political Science from the Universityof Chicago, where between 1976 and 1981 he was a student of Professor Fazlur Rahman.