Aus­tralia has a new Mufti

Sunshine Coast Daily - - NATION -

AN in­terim act­ing Mufti of Aus­tralia has been ap­pointed fol­low­ing the death of Grand Mufti Sheik Ab­dul Azeem alA­fifi this week.

The Aus­tralian Na­tional Imams Coun­cil held an emer­gency meet­ing on Thurs­day, where Dr Ibrahim Abu Mo­hamad was named in­terim mufti un­til the coun­cil’s next gen­eral meet­ing in March.

The sheik died on Wed­nes­day af­ter bat­tling can­cer, and was farewelled by thou­sands of peo­ple on Thurs­day dur­ing a ser­vice and burial in Mel­bourne.

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