Funeral prayers of Khadim Rizvi to be offered in Lahore today

The funeral prayers for Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) chief Khadim Hussain Rizvi will be offered today at the Minar-e-Pakistan Ground at 10 am.

TLP chief passed away earlier on Thursday evening in Lahore after a brief illness. The body will be brought to the Azadi flyover in an ambulance while the people will gather at the ground for funeral prayers.

The arrangements have been finalized from Railway Station to the Azadi flyover. The police in this regard, deputed 50 reserves, 26 SHOs, 13 DSPs, and thousands of cops.

Journalists will be allowed to cover the funeral prayers and a committee has been constituted to facilitate them. The body was brought at 6 am and prayers will be offered at 10 am.

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After funeral, the body will be brought back to Rehmat Ul Aalameem mosque for burial. Prime Minister Imran Khan had expressed condolence over the demise of the chief of TLP. “On the passing of Maulana Khadim Hussain Rizvi my condolences go to his family,” the prime minister tweeted.

Moreover, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi also grief over his demise prayed for peace of the departed soul and strength to the family members and followers to bear the loss with equanimity, a foreign ministry press release said. 

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