Shaykh Khalif

Imam, Oqba mosque in Qayrawan

Shaykh Khalif (1917-2006) was one of the most famous Islamic scholars in Tunisia. He was named an Imam of the Oqba mosque in Qayrawan in 1955 until the mosque was closed for renovation. He also took the position of a director of many institutions in Tunisia including Mixed High School in Qayrawan 1956-1960 and was assigned as teaching guide of Islamic Education for High schools in Tunisia 1962-1982. After his retirement, he became, for a second time, the Imam of Oqba mosque when the renovation ended.