Lebanon News

Former head of Shura Council dies at age 81

BEIRUT: Former Shura Council head Youssef Saadallah Khoury died Friday at the age 81. 

Khoury, a prominent Lebanese judge, was also a lecturer at Sagesse University. 

Bishop Kamil Mubarak, the chairman of Sagesse University, mourned the loss of Khoury, saying: “Lebanon has lost one of the fairest men of law.” 

A Mass for the late judge will be held Monday at St. Georges Cathedral in Downtown Beirut after which he will be laid to rest. 

Khoury’s family and friends will receive condolences in the cathedral over the weekend from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. and again Monday starting from 10 a.m.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on February 08, 2014, on page 3.




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