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Aasiyah binte Mazahim
By:Mazhar Noorani. Larkana
Date: Wednesday, 15 January 2020, 9:08 pm

Asiya was the Queen of Egypt when the water current carried Moses’ (PBUH) cradle into Pharaoh’s palace.

Asiya and her maids were at the neighbouring Nile river one day. To their amazement, they found a crate floating in the river.

Asiya immediately ordered that the crate be brought out on shore.

The maids thought there was a treasure in the crate, but instead found a baby boy, Moses.

Asiya instantly felt motherly love towards him. She told Pharaoh about the baby.

The incident has been described in the Quran lest you don't know.

And Asiya said: A refreshment of the eye to me and to thee – slay him not; maybe he will be useful to us, or we may take him for a son. And they perceived not.

— Quran: Sura Al-Qasas, verse 9