By Athirah Mohammad
GOMBAK, 25 July 2021: The Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences (KIRKHS) expressed its deepest condolences on the passing of Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ishtiaq Hossain, a lecturer from the Department of Political Science, this morning (Sunday).
On the same day, KIRKHS also lost Assoc. Prof. Dr. Osman Chuah, former academic from the Department of Usuluddin and Comparative Religion.
The passing of beloved Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ishtiaq Hossain and Dr. Osman Chuah have greatly saddened our community.
“IRKHSSS would like to express our condolences to the families of both almarhum. May Allah bestow upon them at the highest and noblest position in Jannatul Firdaus,” according to a quote from Telegram message by KIRKHS.
Apart from that, a virtual Yasin recitation and doa selamat organised by the Secretariat of Political Science (POSSA) was held tonight (25 July) via Zoom aimed at seeking Allah’s blessing, forgiveness and protection for the late almarhum and his family.
It is Allah that takes and it is He that gives, and He prescribes a certain destiny for every matter. May Allah place them with the righteous one and make them pass successfully in all the stages of the life after death. Aamin.
Inna lillahi wa Inna Ilaihi Roji’un – Surely, we belong to Allah and to Him shall we return.
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3 Replies to “Dr. Ishtiaq Hossain and Dr. Osman Chuah pass away”
Innalillah wa inna ilaihir rajiun. May Allah forgive them and grant them Jannatul Firdaus. Professor Ishtiaq was a great scholar and a kindhearted man who wanted the best for all his students. He would surely be missed by all those who ever had dealings with him. Simple, straightforward, no pretense.
ان لله وان اليه راجعون
May Allah forgive the departed souls. Grant them Aljannat Firdaos.