Lebanon Loses One of Its Great Scholars, Sheikh Khalil Al-Mays

Lebanon loses one of its great scholars, Sheikh Khalil Al-MaysThe Lebanese scholar Sheikh Khalil Al-Mays, the mufti of Zahle and the Bekaa region (central) passed away on Thursday at the age of 80 after a struggle with illness.
According to a statement issued by the Lebanese Dar Al-Fatwa, the Grand Mufti of the Republic, Sheikh Abdul Latif Derian, mourned Sheikh Al-Mays.
Derian said that Lebanon, Muslims and Arabs have lost a great scholar, an accomplished jurist and one of the country’s top Muslim scholars. The obituary statement stated that Sheikh Al-Mays, the eminent scholars of Dar Al-Fatwa, the most prominent of them in the jurisprudence of Imam Abu Hanifa Al-Numan, has held many important religious positions where he contributed to its development and activation….more:middleeast