His health started deteriorating since the past few days, and he was put on life support earlier today at Institute of Cardiovascular Disease Karachi after his lungs and heart had stopped working well.
Ahmed, who was known as the 1994 World Cup hero for Pakistan, had been suffering from the heart-related disease for the past three years.
"Hockey legend," "hero," and "best hockey goalkeeper" are some of the description Twitteratis used for the deceased player as condolence poured in over the great loss.
Saddened to hear about the death of our legend Mansoor Ahmed. Hero of World Cup 1994. May ALLAH bless his soul with peace and give enough strength to his family and friends to cope with this huge loss.— Faisal Javed Khan (@FaisalJavedKhan) May 12, 2018
Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji'un.
Pak hockey has lost its hero today.Mansoor Ahmed can’t be forgotten,the hero of 1994 Sydney World Cup.May Allah rest his soul in peace...Aameen— Mirza Iqbal Baig (@mirzaiqbal80) May 12, 2018
My heart goes out to the family of our legend Mansoor Ahmed on his demise. May Allah give him the highest place in Jannat and make it easy on the family #RIPMansoorAhmed— Wahab Riaz (@WahabViki) May 12, 2018
Deeply saddened on hearing the news of the demise of Hockey Legend, Mansoor Ahmad. May Allah SWT grant him the highest ranks and give his family sabr, Ameen. Today the Nation mourns a true hero.— Shahid Afridi (@SAfridiOfficial) May 12, 2018
إِنَّا لِلّهِ وَإِنَّـا إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعُونَ https://t.co/15zCj3tOUi
Extremely sad news of Mansoor Ahmed,one of the best hockey 🏑 goalkeepers Pakistan has ever produced passes away. Allah jannat naseeb karay— Bazid Khan (@bazidkhan81) May 12, 2018
Pakistan’s legendary goalkeeper Mansoor Ahmed has passed away. He was instrumental for 🇵🇰 as we won the 1994 Hockey World Cup.— Quetta Gladiators (@TeamQuetta) May 12, 2018
Look at the Save of Legend Mansoor Ahmed in the Semi Final of 1994 Hockey World Cup which helped Pakistan in reaching the Final in the End And He Saved a Stroke in Final As well ... pic.twitter.com/czsZtlUiOv— Taimoor Zaman (@taimoorze) May 12, 2018
Hockey hero Mansoor Ahmed is no more, whistle blew on his life...... his heart, which needed a push... a heart transplant to give him EXTRA TIME ... in his life failed this afternoon. The match of his life is over.. A vibrant, outspoken, friendly soul..... may he rest in peace.— Shahid Hashmi (@hashmi_shahid) May 12, 2018
Last month, the hockey legend aspired to go to neighbouring India for a surgery where the health facilities were much better according to the player.
He had reached out to the Indian government for a visa so that he could get the needed treatment, however, doctors in Pakistan have said that the former goalkeeper could be treated in the country.
Mansoor Ahmed represented Pakistan hockey in 338 international matches during 1986 – 2000. He played three consecutive World Cups and won 1994 World Cup Hockey Championship (World Cup).
In his career, Mansoor earned 12 gold,12 silver and 8 bronzes medal in international hockey tournaments.
He was declared All Asian Stars Hockey Team member in 1996 and was also declared World Eleven Hockey team member in 1994.
KARACHI - Following are the foreign currency exchange rates for US Dollar, Saudi Riyal, UK Pound Sterling, U.A.E. Dirham, European Euro, and other foreign currencies in Pakistan open market on March 22, 2023 (Wednesday).
Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||344.5||348|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||35.9||36.25|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||176.66||178.66|
KARACHI - The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 202,400 on Wednesday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs173,500.
Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs163,624 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 190,880.
Note: The gold rate in Pakistan is fluctuating according to the international market so the price is never been fixed. The below rates are provided by local gold markets and Sarafa Markets of different cities.
|Lahore||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Karachi||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Islamabad||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Peshawar||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Quetta||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Sialkot||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Attock||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Gujranwala||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Jehlum||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Multan||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Gujrat||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Nawabshah||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Chakwal||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Hyderabad||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Nowshehra||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Sargodha||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Faisalabad||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
|Mirpur||PKR 202,400||PKR 2,375|
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