Quaid-e-Millat Jafaria Agha Syed Hamid Moosavi laid to rest
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Patron Supreme Shia Ulema Board Quaid-e-Milat Jafaria Agha Syed Hamid Ali Shah Moosavi was buried here amid sighs and sobs at the central Imambargah G-9/ 4 in Islamabad on Monday.
Agha Moosavi died last night at the Headquarters Shia Ali Mosque after a brief illness. The funeral prayer was led by Mufti Bassam Abbas Zaheri. People from all walks of life, including religious figures and politicians, attended his funeral.
On this occasion, Agha Syed Muhammad Murtaza Mousavi Advocate and Agha Syed Ali Ruh al-Abbas Moosavi Advocate, sons of Agha Moosavi pledged to remain steadfast in their father's mission and to spend their energies on the promotion of his message of unity and brotherhood in public.
They thanked thousands of funeral participants and leaders of various schools of thought and mourners. In his condolence address, TNFJ Information Secretary Allama Syed Qamar Haider Zaidi paid rich tributes to the late Agha Moosavi and said that he never allowed an attack on the principles of Vilayat Ali, mourning on Imam Hussain, the honour of Sadaat and Marjaiyat.
Allama Qamar Zaidi announced that the ritual soyem of Agha Moosavi will be performed at Jamia al-Murtaza G-9/4 on Wednesday, July 27. On this occasion, the Holy Quran will be recited at 10 am and dua will be held at 11 am.
Other Speakers said that Agha Mousavi was seen with equal respect in all schools of Islamic thought and he was a strong voice against terrorism, presented a historic peace formula to the Supreme Court against terrorism and in the light of which the National Action Plan was prepared.
Agha Moosavi led Milat Jafaria for 38 years and thwarted the martial law government's ban on azadari and mourning processions through the Hussaini Front agitation against Zia-ul-Haq for eight months.