“إِنَّا لِلّهِ وَإِنَّـا إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعُونَ. Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji’cuun. Definitely we belong to God and to Him shall we return,” Omar wrote in a assertion. “It is with incredible unhappiness and pain that I share that my father, Nur Omar Mohamed, handed away right now thanks to difficulties from COVID-19.”
The Minnesota Democrat ongoing, “No words and phrases can explain what he meant to me and all who knew him. My household and I inquire for your respect and privateness throughout this time.”
The next day, though standing subsequent to her father in a congressional business office building, Omar explained to CNN that their arrival at the airport was a “pretty emotional moment.”
“As we exited our planes, we recognized that him and I had not returned (to) that same airport considering the fact that the day we very first landed below as refugees,” she reported then.
“It is really a very — actually too much to handle and psychological time for us,” Omar extra. “I will not feel — as my father stated, he had higher hopes for us about the alternatives we would have when we arrived to this place. But I really don’t assume he imagined that some day his little one would be heading to Congress just 20 a long time after we arrived below.”
Her father explained to CNN that “it was astounding” to see his daughter elected to Congress.