Pir Aziz Ur Rahman Hazarvi, an Islamic scholar, senior leader of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-F and president of Jamia Darul Uloom Zakaria, Islamabad, was laid to rest on Tuesday.
The Namaz-i-Janaza of the Maulana was offered at Jamia Darul Uloom Zakaria, Tarnol in the evening. The funeral prayers were attended by a large number of people.
Pir Azizur Rehman, born in 1962, was the authorized caliph of Muhammad Zakariyya al-Kandhlawi. In 2014 Pir Aziz Ur Rahman gave Khilafat to Muhammad Ilyas Ghuman.
Head of JUI-F Maulana Fazlur Rehman, Central General Secretary and Senator Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri have expressed sorrow and grief over the demise of the great religious scholar Pir Aziz-ur-Rehman Hazarvi and said that Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam has lost a great leader.