Fethullah Gülen undergoes successful cataract surgery

M. Fethullah Gulen
M. Fethullah Gulen


Date posted: April 11, 2012

Well-respected Turkish Islamic scholar Fethullah Gülen has undergone cataract surgery at a Philadelphia hospital and is in good health, the private Cihan news agency reported on Wednesday. The Tuesday surgery was successful, Cihan said, reporting that Gülen said he is fine. Gülen has been living in the US since 1999 because of health problems. Gülen, who has pioneered educational activities in a number of countries, along with efforts to promote intercultural and interfaith activities around the world, also suffers from diabetes.

 

Source: Today's Zaman , 11 April 2012


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