Sahibzada Ataul Mustafa Noori, the organiser of Jamia Qadria religious seminary, in Faisalabad, passed away on Sunday morning. He had been battling a protracted illness.
Noori, 62, was the son of Hazrat Maulana Abdul Qadri Rizvi Noor. Noori had been suffering from blood cancer for a long time.
His funeral procession was taken out from his residence near Boley di Jhuggi and the body was laid to rest alongside his father at Jamia Qadria Rizvia after Asr prayers.
A large number of people including several religious scholars, clerics, lawyers, journalists, traders and industrialists participated in the funeral procession and paid their last respects.
Sunni Ittehad Council chairman Sahibzada Hamid Raza, former minister Syed Hamid Saeed Kazmi, Allama Syed Riaz Hussain Shah, Sahibzada Hasan Raza of the Jamiat Ulema-i-Pakistan, Engineer Sarwat Ejaz Qadri of the Pakistan Sunni Tehreek, Advocate Hussain Raza of the Tanzeemul Masajid Pakistan, Mufti Muneebur Rehman of the Tanzeemul Madaris Pakistan and Pir Hamid Sarfraz of the Sunni Ulema Board, Pir Tariq Wali Chishti of offered the bereaved family condolences.
Published in The Express Tribune, January 11th, 2016.
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