In his message, Hojat-ol-Islam Hamid Shahriari offered condolences to the government and people of Kyrgyzstan and in particular the Central Asian country’s Mufti, Zamir Rakiev.
Hojat-ol-Islam Shahriari prayed for the departed soul to rest in peace and wished his bereaved family patience and endurance.
Muhammad Saber Dusbolov, known as Mulla Saber Khan, died at the age of 67 last week.
He was a scholar in the field of Fiqh (Islamic jurisprudence), Hadith, Quran interpretation and Islamic sciences.
He established the Rasool Akram University in 2001 and was its president until 2016.
Mulla Saber Khan was also a member of Kyrgyzstan’s Council of Scholars since 2017.
He wrote ten books on Islamic sciences in the Kyrgyz language and translated a number of other books into Kyrgyz, including two from Persian and one from Arabic.