Hojat al-Islam Sheikh Mohammad Baqer Mahmoudi Esfahani, the Friday prayer Imam of the Moghol Shiite Grand Mosque in the city of Yangon, passed away.
His ancestors were from Esfahan, he was a native of Myanmar who came to Iran for religious studies and returned to his country after graduating from Al-Mustafa International University.
Upon his return, the late Mahmoudi carried out many religious and propagation activities and worked for many years to promote the teachings of the Quran and Itrat (AhlulBayt) in Southeast Asia.
Among the activities of the deceased, the establishment of the Hojjatieh School in the city of Prum, the Friday Imamate of the Shiites in the city of Yangon, and membership in the General Assembly of the AhlulBayt (a.s.) World Assembly.
The servicing cleric also worked hard to provide social services, especially to poor and disadvantaged families.
After 25 years of propagation activities in Myanmar, Hojat al-Islam Mahmoudi passed away at the age of 62 in Yangon due to Covid-19.