Sunday, June 14, 2009
Dr. Sarfraz Naeemi: A great man is mourned in Pakistan
Photo at Dawn dot com Sunday June 14, 2009
Excerpts from article with hopefully a few more later...
"Dr Naeemi had no rivalry with any one" say persons who knew him well.
A member of the executive body of Naeemia Association of Pakistan, said Dr Naeemi had never accepted his security request, saying he did not want anyone to be killed along with him.
(Others) said they had suffered a great loss as "Dr Naeemi had devoted his life to create harmony among all sects and raised his voice against anti-Muslim elements."
State funeral for late Sarfaraz Naeemi
By Muhammad Faisal Ali
Sunday, 14 Jun, 2009 | 02:21 AM PST |
LAHORE: The state funeral for Dr Sarfraz Naeemi, who was killed in a suicide attack at his Jamia Naeemia office in Garhi Shahu soon after Friday prayers, was held at Nasser Bagh amid tight security on Saturday afternoon.
His body was presented a guard of honour by a contingent of Punjab police on the Lower Mall before the funeral which was attended by thousands of his followers, a couple of provincial ministers and office-bearers and activists of different political parties. People from all parts of the country reached here to attend the funeral...
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