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Shamsul Islam Khan, father of Imam Safi Khan

“Truly, to Allah we belong and truly, to Him we shall return.”

Dear Community,
We are saddened to inform you that Dr. Shamsul Islam Khan, father of Imam Safi Khan and one of the founding members of the MCC completed his journey on this earth this morning, Thursday, November 27, 2014.

May Allah swt., bless him and grant him the highest place in Jannat-ul-Firdaus. Ameen.

Funeral services will be held at Dar-us-Salaam today at 1:00 p.m. DUS is located at 5301 Edgewood Road, College Park, MD 20740.

Dr. Khan was a Professor of Biology and Genetics in the University of Maryland system. He authored many books about his specialty and about Islam. He also served as Principal of Sunday School at the Islamic Center, Washington D.C.

Dr. Khan was a major participant in establishing the MCC and an ardent supporter.

He is survived by three sons and his wife, Sister Qamar Khan. May Allah swt., grant them Sabr. Ameen.

Please include him and the family in your prayers.

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