Video: Separated for 17 yrs from her son, Pakistani man helped Indian mother to fly Dubai for reunion


Dubai-Kerala: In a beautiful example for ‘Humanity without boundaries’ an Pakistani origin businessman in Sharjah made reunion of Indian mother with her son possible, who got separated from her 17 years ago.

Hani with his mother Noorjahan and sister Shameera at Sharjah Airport. Image courtesy : Khaleej Times

21 years old Hani Nader Mergani Ali got separated by her mother Noorjahan when his Sudanese father left her and his sister Shameera in Kerala and took him along to Sudan 17 years ago, Hani was just 3 years old while his sister Shameera was one.


Scenes at Sharjah Airport was no less than a emotional gathering when Noorjahan walked out of the airport with timid steps, while Hani was unsure of how to welcome his mother. For a moment he looked at the veiled face and then hugged her tightly.

All those who were surrounded witnessed this emotional reunion of mother meeting her lost son after 17 years, reported Khaleej Times who have been covering this story since beginning.

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The story of the mother, son and sister reunion is not less than a Bollywood movie, Noorjahan was in tears while hugging and kissing her son for several minutes. It all began when Hani started looking for his lost family through social media, however his Sudanese father never wanted him to. But as the saying goes ‘Where there is a will, there is a way’. Hani found his sister on social networking sites.

After they got in touch through social media with the help of some Malayalees in Sudan and Abu Dhabi, Shameera arranged a visit visa and flight ticket for Hani with the help of her friends and sisters. But that was half reunion as mother was still in Kerala.


Hani couldn’t afford to buy airticket for his mother, meanwhile story about his reunion went viral and in no time he received several job offers in Dubai.

However there was one man who was willing to help Hani in most surprising way. Talha Shah, a Pakistani businessman, who made the reunion possible after reading his Story . He offered a flight ticket for Noorjahan, Hani’s mother, to come to Dubai to meet her son as Hani is yet to get his job visa.

According to Khaleej Times who broke the story of Hani’s reunion with his sister Shameera, Talha Shah, owner of Ain Al Shaheen trading, has paid for the air ticket.

“When I first read about the siblings in Khaleej Times, I decided to do something for them. I tried to get him a job, but by the time he was offered another job. So I offered him help to bring their mother to the UAE as he need not wait any more to meet his mom,”he told Khaleej Times.

Shah is from Islamabad, and he said it has nothing to do with the relations between India and Pakistan. “This is of humanity. The story touched my heart and I wanted to do something for this family,” he added.

“I don’t know how it all happened. After the report about our reunion came out, there were many job offers for him. And now, help comes in to bring our mother to the UAE. Without this, we couldn’t even think of bringing her here. I want to thank everybody who have helped us or offered help.” said the overjoyed sister Shameera.

Source and images : Khaleej Times



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