By TCN News,
Hyderabad: Prof. Abdul Moiz, Head of the Department of Arabic, Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANNU), passed away yesterday morning at Mecca, Saudi Arabia, while performing Hajj. He was 44.
During the condolence meeting held at the MANUU Campus, Gachibowli today, Prof. Mohammad Miyan, Vice-Chancellor, described his untimely death as an irreparable loss to the University.
Prof. Abdul Moiz
Prof. S. M. Rahmatullah, Registrar, presented condolence resolution. Before joining MANUU in 2006, Prof. Abdul Moiz also served at Delhi University, Osmania University and EFLU.
Prof. Mohammad Miyan addressing the condolence meeting. Prof. S. M. Rahmatullah and Mr. Abdul Raheem are also seen.
Speakers paid rich tribute to the departed Professor at the meeting which was attended by large number of teachers, students, officials, staff and friends attended the meeting. Younger brothers of the late Professor, Mr. Abdul Raheem and Mr. Abdul Qavi were also present, a release from MANNU said.
Prof Moiz is not the only one to have died during the Haj. According to data maintained by Haj Committee of India, as many as 43 haj pilgrims have died during the pilgrimage. Most of these are senior citizens, according to data available till September 26, 2014.