This is to announce that the following arrangements are made for the funeral of Late Maulana Mahmood Ahmad Shahid, Ameer and Missionary In-Charge of Australia on Saturday, 26th April 2014 at Masjid Baitul Huda, Sydney.
- Maulana Mahmood Ahmad sahib's body will be brought to mosque at 10:30AM. It will be available for viewing for ladies from 10:30AM to 11:50AM in a marquee next to the mission house. It is requested that ladies should follow instructions from the appointed organisers in all letter and spirit.
- Afterwards Maulana Mahmood Ahmad's body will be available for viewing by men at another marquee next to the residential shed. The viewing time will be 12:30PM to 1:45PM. Members of Jamaat are appointed to organise and keep the flow and discipline. It is requested that all members must follow instructions.
- Namaz Zohar and Asar will be combined. Namaz will start at 1:50PM and members will be required to reach mosque hall or marquee before this. Imam will be present at the Marquee. Members who offer prayers while sitting are requested to proceed to the marquee. Men will offer prayers in upper hall while women in lower hall and in the adjacent marquee to the mission house.
- Namaz Janaza (funeral prayers) will be offered at 2:00PM in the open grounds. A large organising team will be present to run the arrangements. Members are requested to follow instructions in forming rows. Women will remain in their places and must not come out of mosque or their marquee.
- Once the Janaza prayers will be over, please remain in your rows until your appointed team members instruct you for further movement.
- Please note that the coffin will be carried by only appointed members to avoid stampede. All members are requested to follow instructions and fully cooperate with organising Jamaat members.
- Later during burial members may get opportunity to throw soil onto the grave.
May Allah bless you all for cooperation and sticking to our traditional discipline and organisational values. Jazakumullah tala wa ahsanul jazaa.
May Allah have Mercy on the departed soul of Maulana Mahmood Ahmad sahib. Amin
Mirza Imran Ahsan
National Secretary Tarbiyyat