MES Managing Director Prof Abid Yaqoob passes away

Prof Abid Yaqoob, Managing Director of Minhaj Education Society (MES), renowned educationist, and the founding member of PAT Majlis-e-Shura, passed away on Thursday. The funeral prayers of Prof Abid Yaqoob were offered in his native city Faisalabad today. In addition to central, provincial and district leaders of Pakistan Awami Tehreek, Minhaj-ul-Quran International and Minhaj Education Society, his colleagues belonging to the field of education, students and the thousands of people attended the funeral prayers.

PAT chairman Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri has expressed his deepest sense of grief and sorrow on the death of Prof Abid Yaqoob. In his condolence message to the bereaved family, he said that the late Professor was a virtuous, good-mannered and knowledge-friendly person. He said that he was his old friend and a companion whose services for MQI and spread of education will continue to be remembered for long time to come. He said that the country has been deprived of an educationist in the death of Prof Abid Yaqoob. He said that he played an important part in expanding the operations of Minhaj Education Society.

Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri prayed to Allah Almighty to rest the departed soul in eternal peace and give patience to the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss. Meanwhile, Dr Hassan Mohi-ud-Din Qadri, Dr Hussain Mohi-ud-Din Qadri, Khurram Nawaz Gandapur, Brig. (r) Iqbal Ahmad Khan, Maj. (r) Saeed Ahmad, GM Malik, Ahmad Nawaz Anjum, Syed Amjad Shah, Shahid Latif, M Noorullah and staff members of MES have expressed their sorrow on the death of Prof Abid Yaqoob. A special Dua was made in the central Mosque Minhaj-ul-Qauran for the departed sou.