Yaum-e-Shuhada (The Day of the Martyrs) Observed in New York

Communication & Media Cell, MQM USA; New York; December 10, 2009: Yaum-e-Shuhada (The Day of the Martyrs) was observed in New York in a meeting held by MQM New York at the residence of former provincial minister and former member Coordination Committee of MQM Arif Siddiqui and the member of the Central Helping Committee MQM USA Anjum Arif last night. The meeting was attended by office-bearers and workers of MQM New York, members of the Advisory Committee MQM New York, members of Gahwarah-e-Adab New York, Youth Wing New York, members of the Central Organizing Committee MQM USA, and the Patron-in-Chief MQM North America Dr. Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui as well as people from all walks of life from the Pakistani community including people from all nationalities of Pakistan living in New York. The meeting was opened by the MQM New York Incharge Asma Rohail who said that this day, the day of the martyrs, marks the great sacrifice offered by the members of the household of the leader of MQM Mr. Altaf Hussain. She added that today we not only remember the sacrifices of close relatives of the leader of MQM, we also remember all those who gave their lives for the life of the nation and their blood will cause the democracy to bloom in the country. The fatiha and prayers were offered by the Joint Incharge MQM New York Khursheed-ul-Haque in which he prayed to Almighty God for peaceful and eternal abode for all the martyrs of the movement as well as the victims of the recent bomb blasts and the wave of terrorism in the country.
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