Medina – Dr. Muhammad Muhsin Khan who co-translated the world-famous ‘The Noble Quran’ passed away on Wednesday at the age of 94 in the Medina city of Saudi Arabia.
Dr. Khan was born in 1927 in Pakistan’s Qasur city of the Punjab Province, though he belonged to the famous Afghanese tribe Al-Khoashki Al-Jamandi. His grandfathers emigrated from Afghanistan to escape wars and the tribal strifes.
Dr. Khan completed most of his education in Qasur, then he gained Degree in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Punjab, Lahore. Then he started working in the University Hospital in Lahore.
Then, he traveled to England and stayed there for about four years, where he earned the Diploma of Chest Diseases from the University of Wales.
Then, he got job in the Ministry of Health, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia during the time of first Saudi-King Abdulazeez Al-Saud. He worked in MoH of Taif city for 15 years where he served as Director of El-Sadad Hospital for the Chest Diseases.
Later, he moved to Medina city, where he worked as a Chief of the Department of Chest Diseases in the King’s Hospital. Then, he worked as the Director of the Medina’s Islamic University Clinic.
Dr. Khan co-authored a variety of beneficial Islamic literature and worked on Arabic-English translations, namely the Book Sahih Al-Bukhari, the Book Al-Lulu wal Marjan, and the meanings of the interpretation of the Quran.
Dr. Khan’s funeral was expected to be held in the Prophet’s mosque after Thursday’s dawn prayers.