Khatam e Qur’an for the Late Mr Qutubuddin Aziz
A Qur’an Qatam was held to pray for the departed soul of Mr Qutubuddin Aziz, a distinguished journalist, author, diplomat, Pakistan Movement Leader, and intellectual at the Islamic Society of Orange County, on Saturday, January 2nd, 2016.
Mr Aziz's daughter, Anila Ali, and his son, Farhan Aziz, were joined by their families in prayers. Peoples from all faiths attended the prayers and many remembered meeting Mr Aziz on his tours to Southern California, when he had also visited the Pakistan Link offices.
Dr Muzammil Siddiqi led the prayers and supplications. He acknowledged the great work that Mr Aziz's daughter, Anila Ali, was doing for the community and introduced the grandson, Adam Aziz, who shared memories of his grandfather. The oldest granddaughter, Said Qasim, recalled her life with her loving and highly supportive grandfather. Mr Aziz's grandchildren, Saima Asfandayar Qasim and Adam Aziz shared their memories of their illustrious grandfather.
The deceased leaves many close family members in California: Anila and Karim Ali, Farhan and Sumara Aziz, and Saima Qasim and Asfandyar Bashir.