It was held in Bebnin village in the Aakkar governorate with the participation of senior religious and political figures and a large number of people.
In a message from the Mufti of Lebanon that was read out at the funeral, the Mufti described the late Qari as a brother and friend and said his students and friends will continue his path of serving the Quran.
Sheikh Barakat was the Sheikh-ul-Qura (top Qari) of the Aakkar governorate.
Born in 1971, Barakat had Quran recitation certificates from Egypt’s Al-Azhar Islamic Center and a number of top Quran experts.
He was the prayer leader of the grand mosque in Tripoli and taught in a number of universities.
He was lately suffering from cancer and received chemotherapy.