DUSHANBE, August 10, Asia-Plus - Tajik President Emomali Rahmonov ends his visit to India today, according to information from president’s office.

  The source says President Rahmonov may possibly attend a ceremony of funeral of Said Abdullo Nuri, the leader of Tajikistan’s Islamic Revival Party, who died at his home in Dushanbe yesterday, aged 59 after a long illness.

According to his will, Said Abdullo Nuri will be buried near grave of his spiritual teacher Muhammadali Hindustoni at the cemetery near the Hazrati Mavlono Mosque in the Rudaki district.   Funeral ceremony will be held today, at noon. 

Said Abdullo Nuri was one of the leaders of the United Tajik Opposition during Tajikistan''s civil war in 1992-1997.  He joined President Emomali Rahmonov''s coalition government after the 1997 peace agreement.  He chaired the National Commission for Reconciliation (NCR) in 1997-1999.

            Said Abdullo Nuri (Abdullo Nuriddinovich Saidov) was born on March 15 1947 in the village of Sangvor in the Komsomolobod (present Nurobod) district in eastern Tajikistan.