The Head of the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq, Sayyid Ammar Al Hakim, expressed his deep grief for the death of Sultan Muhammad Burhaneddin, extending his condolences to Mufaddal Saifuddin, the deputy sultan of the Bohra faith and son of the late Sultan with a cable of condolences he sent on Sunday, January 19th, 2013 asking the Lord to have mercy on the soul of the Sultan and grant him paradise, and give his parents and loved ones patience.
 
Below is the text of the cable:
 
Mr. Mufaddal Saifuddin, Deputy Sultan of the Bohra:
Peace and Allah’s mercy and blessings be upon you,
 
We have received with great sorrow the news of the death of your father Sultan Muhammad Burhaneddin. As we extend to you our deep and sincere condolences, we beseech the Almighty to have mercy on his soul and grant him paradise, and give you, your family and all his loved ones patience.
We belong to Allah and to Him we return…
 
Ammar Al Hakim
Head of the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq
Baghdad
17 Rabih al Awal 1435
19 January 2014