Vaughan, Ontario June 4, 2014
Courtesy: Zakaria Virk, the Muslim Times’ Editor for Canada
Dr. Mehdi Ali Qamar was killed in Rabwah Pakistan, by anti-Ahmadiyya forces. He had gone there to serve all patients, in Tahir Heart Institute, regardless of religion or sect, as a Cardiologist, on volunteer basis.
His body was flown to Canada for burial, where most of his family members live.
Dr Mehdi Ali Qamar was laid to rest in Maple Cemetery this afternoon. His funeral prayers took place yesterday at Baitul Islam Mosque attended by 3500-4000 people, of which more than 500 came from USA.
The funeral prayer was led by National President of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, Canada, Lal Khan Malik.
Before the funeral prayer Dr Mehdi Ali body, draped in US and Canadian flags, was placed in Tahir Hall. Throngs of people gathered outside the hall, entry was from one door and exit from the other.
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