Long-time civil servant, former parliamentarian Late Abdul Rasheed Ali’s funeral prayer is scheduled to take place after Isha Prayer tonight.
The funeral prayer will be held at Masjid al-Taawun (Aasahara Mosque).
Abdul Rasheed passed away at the age of 75, after a long illness. At the time of his death, he was undergoing treatment at a hospital in Bangalore, India.
He served two terms in the People’s Majilis as the member of parliament for Ari Atoll constituency – and as the member of parliament for Alifu Dhaalu Atoll at the People’s Special Majilis.
Abdul Rasheed also served as the Director-General of Gender Ministry, first Chief Judge of Police Court, and Chief of Prisons Division.
He is also the first principal of Ahmadiyya School.
Abdul Rasheed is survived by his seven children; four sons and three daughters. Amongst his sons, is the present member of the parliament for Felidhoo constituency, Ibrahim Fazul Rasheed.