The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has expressed grief on the sad demise of renowned religious scholar and Ameer Tableeghi Jamaat Haji Abdul Wahab.
In a statement issued by the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Monday, the COAS shared grief of the bereaved family and the followers over the death of Haji Abdul Wahab.
The COAS also acknowledged his contributions for Islam and prayed for his eternal peace at Heaven.
COAS expresses grief on sad demise of renowned religious scholar and Ameer Tableeghi Jamaat Haji Abdul Wahab. Shares grief of bereaved family and the followers. Acknowledges his contributions and prays for his eternal peace at Heaven. Amen.
— Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor (@OfficialDGISPR) November 19, 2018
The 96-year-old Tableeghi Jamaat Haji Muhammad Abdul Wahab passed away in Lahore early on Sunday morning after a protected illness.
His funeral prayer, led by renowned preacher Maulana Nazar Ur Rehman and attended by religious scholars, politicians, parliamentarians and a large number of people from all walks of life, was offered at Raiwind Tableeghi Markaz in the evening.
Earlier, President Dr Arif Alvi, Prime Minister Imran Khan and Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry also expressed sorrow and deep grief over the sad demise of Haji Abdul Wahab.
I would like to express heartfelt condolences on the sad demise of Haji Abdul Wahab the Ameer of Tableeghi Jama’at. He spent his entire life spreading the message of Allah. May his soul rest in peace.
— The President of Pakistan (@PresOfPakistan) November 18, 2018
Prayers and condolences on the passing of Ameer Tableeghi Jamaat Haji Abdul Wahab. He made a major contribution in spreading the message of Islam and peace; and he leaves behind a vacuum which cannot be filled easily.
— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) November 18, 2018
محترم حاجی عبدالوہاب صاحب رائے ونڈ آج بروز اتوار صبح فجر کے وقت قضاے الہی سے انتقال فرما گئے ہیں ۔
انا لله وانا اليه راجعون۔ تبلیغ اور اسلام کے پیغام کے حوالے سے حاجی صاحب کی خدمات ان گنت ہیں امن اور سلامتی ان کی تبلیغ کا ماخذ رہے ۔۔ خدا مغفرت کرے آمین
— Ch Fawad Hussain (@fawadchaudhry) November 18, 2018