Andhra Pradesh Chief Minster N Chandrababu Naidu expressed his deep grief and condolences over the passing away of Maulana Haafiz Qari Alhaaj Abdullah Quraishi Al-Azhari Rahmatullah Alaih, Imam of the grand Mecca Masjid in Hyderabad.
The Chief Minister said that the Maulana has contributed greatly towards Islamic learning. Hundreds of students have mastered the Qir’ath under his teaching and have won several awards all over the globe, he said.
The Chief Minister also remembered Maulana’s ‘Khutbah’ (Friday Sermon) which was appreciated by scholars and won him several awards worldwide. “I pray to the almighty to give strength and courage to the family and scores of followers to bear this irreparable loss,” he added. (NSS)