Mufti-e-azam Maulana Rafi Usmani Of Pakistan Dies At The Age Of 86

KARACHI: Maulana Rafi Usmani, a prominent Islamic scholar and Pakistan’s Grand Mufti, died on Friday at the age of 86. He was also the president of Jaamiyah Darul Uloom Karachi.

The late Mufti-e-Azam was the older brother of Maulana Mufti Taqi Usmani, vice president of the Islamic university, and the child of Shafi Usmani, a former grand mufti of Pakistan.

On July 21, 1936, Mufti Rafi Usmani was born in Deoband, United-India. He also served as the Wifaq ul Madaris Al-Arabia, Pakistanpatron. ,’s

The nation’s grand mufti passed away, and condolences began to flood in. President Dr. Arif Alvi expressed his sorrow and paid honour to the scholar’s academic and religious contributions.

Shehbaz Sharif, the prime minister, too expressed his sorrow at the death of the grand mufti.

“Mufti Rafi Usmani spent his entire life preaching and advancing Islam. His social and religious contributions will live on forever, according to PM Shehbaz, who also noted that the Islamic scholar had made a significant contribution to the unity of Muslims.

The prime minister prayed for the family of the deceased and their patience, adding, “May Allah grant the deceased a high place in Jannat al-Firdous.”

Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah declared Mufti Rafi Usmani’s services to Islam and Pakistan to be “exemplary” on Twitter.

Kamran Tessori, the governor of Sindh, also expressed his condolences to his family.

“Both Pakistan and the Islamic world have suffered a major loss as a result. The achievements of Mufti Sahib to the advancement of religious instruction are unrivalled “In his condolence statement posted through Twitter, the governor added.

The Chief Minister of Sindh, Syed Murad Ali Shah, also expressed sorrow over the passing of the illustrious scholar.

“The passing of Mufti Sahib is a terrible loss for the Islamic community. His devotional offerings are eternal, “CM Murad mentioned that he was feeling sad.

The chief minister asked God to provide Mufti Rafi Usmani a prestigious position in Jannah.

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