Thank you for letting us know, Asaf. Rest in peace, Khalid.
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On Sat, Oct 31, 2015 at 9:14 PM, Asaf Bartov <abar...@wikimedia.org> wrote:

> Dear friends,
>
> Our colleague User:Khalid Mahmood, the most prolific contributor to the
> Western Punjabi Wikipedia[1], has died earlier this month, after long
> illness.
>
> Khalid was an educator from Pakistan who was passionate about creating and
> sharing free knowledge.  He had great plans for promoting the mission in
> Pakistan.  He has made more than 67 thousand edits across the projects.  He
> attended Wikimania 2012 and 2014, where some of us met him.
>
> If you wish to leave condolences or share memories of Khalid, I suggest his
> talk page on Meta:
>
>
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User_talk:Khalid_Mahmood#Condolences_and_remembrances
>
>
> Yours,
>
>
>    Asaf
>
>
> [1] Western Punjabi [used in Pakistan] and Eastern Punjabi [used in India]
> are practically the same language, but Western is written in the
> Perso-Arabic Shahmukhi script, whereas Eastern is written in the Gurmukhi
> script.)
> --
>     Asaf Bartov
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