Leader offers condolences on death of economic expert

Tasnim – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei expressed condolences over the death of Hojatoleslam Seyed Abbas Mousavian, a cleric and expert in economic Fiqh (Islamic jurisprudence).

In a message on Monday, the Leader said Mousavian was proficient in economic Fiqh, Islamic banking and other related financial fields and described his death as a major loss.

Ayatollah Khamenei offered condolences to the cleric’s family and colleagues, praying for the departed soul to rest in peace.

Mousavian, who died on Sunday, was a member of the Central Bank of Iran’s Fiqh Council.

He had a PhD in economic Fiqh and wrote a number of books on Islamic economy, Islamic banking, interest-free banking in Iran and Islamic financial certificates or Sukuk.