Jamia Masjid Charar-e-Sharif Grand Imam dies at 71

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By KNT on 17/05/2020.

Jamia Masjid Charar-e-Sharif Grand Imam dies at 71

Charar-e-Sharif, May 17: Ghulam Ahmed Khateeb, the grand Imam of Jamia Masjid Charar-e-Sharif controlled by holy shrine died after a brief illness in the town on Sunday morning. He was 71.

The grand Imam was a resident of Bada Talab, an area adjacent to holy shrine of Charar-e-Sharif.

People expressed grief over his demise and visited his residence to express solidarity with the family.

“We have lost a scholar and a jurisprudent” who was “dedicated to his work and to everything that served the good of Islam and Muslims”, a local told news agency KNT.

The deceased Maulana Ghulam Ahmed Khateeb preached at the mosque from past four decades. He was a great human being, beside an out and out gentleman.

The soft-spoken cleric with a trim white beard, who was always seen wearing a traditional cloak and white turban, was widely respected in Charar-e-Sharif town.

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