July 29, 2014

Jamaat-e-Islami ex-chief Qazi Hussain Ahmed passes away

By Sadaf Shinwari - Sun Jan 06, 9:55 am

Qazi Hussain AhmadFormer Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) chief and veteran politician Qazi Hussain Ahmed passed away in Islamabad.

According to the details, Qazi Hussain Ahmed was suffering from heart and asthma disease. He was ill for the last three days and shifted to a private hospital in Islamabad.

He was a strong critic of counter-terrorism policy of the United States, and was widely known for his opposition against United States participation in civil war in the neighbouring Afghanistan.

After completing early education at home, Qazi Hussain Ahmad took admission in Islamia College, Peshawar and after that got his Masters of Science degree in Geography from Peshawar University. He served as lecturer for three years.

In November 2012, Ahmed had escaped unhurt from an assassination attempt when a female suicide bomber tried to kill him by blowing herself up. Three of his guards were injured in the attack near the Ghaiba Khwar area in the Haleemzai tehsil.

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  1. AssalamoAlaikum
    May Allah SWT shower His forgiveness and rehmat on Qazi Husain Ahmad. The Islamic world has lost a sincere and dynamic leader today. Indeed we belong to Allah and indeed to Him is our return.
    My heartfelt condolence to Qazi Saheb’s family and the whole Islamic world. May his untiring efforts to promote the deen continue to benefit him and humanity till the Day of Judgement.aameen

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