LAHORE - The mother of Jamaat-e-Islami Secretary General Liaqat Baloch, who died here last evening, was laid to rest at the Muslim Town graveyard on Monday afternoon.

People from various walks of life, including politicians and religious scholars participated in the funeral offered at the Wahdat Colony ground. The funeral was led by JI Ameer Munawar Hasan. Former President Muhammad Rafiq Tarar, former Ameer Qazi Husain Ahmed, party workers and close friends and relatives of the deceased attended the funeral.

Meanwhile, PML-N President Nawaz Sharif conveyed condolence message to the JI Secretary General through Dr Asif Kirmani, whereas  JUI -F President Maulana Fazlur Rahman, JUI-S Chief Maulana Samiul Haq and Jamiat Ahle Hadith leader Sajid Mir called JI leader to offer condolences.

CM grieved: Shahbaz Sharif has expressed deep sense of sorrow and grief over the death of mother of Liaqat Baloch, General Secretary Jama’at-e-Islami. In his condolence message, the CM prayed that may Allah Almighty rest the departed soul in eternal peace. and grant courage and strength to the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss with fortitude.