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Former JI Ameer Syed Munawar Hassan passes away

Former JI Ameer Syed Munawar Hassan passes away
June 26, 2020
KARACHI (92 News) – Former Jamat-e-Islami (JI) Ameer Syed Munawar Hassan passed away in Karachi on Friday after a protracted illness. He was 78. He had been ill for a long time and was under treatment at a local hospital. Syed Munawar Hassan was the fourth Ameer of Jamat-e-Islami. He was elected as Ameer in 2009 and was replaced by current Ameer Siraj-ul-Haq during party elections in 2014. Minister for Information and Broadcasting Shibli Faraz has expressed deep grief and sorrow over the sad demise of Former Jamaat-i-Islami Ameer Syed Munawar Hassan. In a tweet, he said Syed Munawar Hasan became a powerful voice for the rights of Muslims around the world. The minister said Syed Munawar Hassan was a very sophisticated person and supporter of democracy. He prayed for the departed soul and commiserated with the bereaved family.