IQNA

8:50 - June 01, 2016
News ID: 3459973
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Construction of the building of a Quran academy, named al-Qura (reciters), began in Khartoum, the capital of Sudan, earlier this week.


According to Kuwait news agency, the African country’s social development minister who attended the ceremony to launch the project hoped that it would help the Sudanese society by training qualified Quran reciters.

He added that the academy will serve the people of the country by teaching Quran recitation, Tajweed and memorization.

The Kuwait-based al-Rahma Islamic charity institute contributes to the project of building al-Quran Quran Academy.

Fahd al-Kandri, a senior Kuwaiti Quran reciter who was present at the ceremony, praised the Sudanese people’s love for the Quran and said the academy would help to further promote Quran recitation and memorization in Sudan.

Islam is the largest religion in Sudan, where 97 percent of the population, estimated at around 35 million, is Muslim.

Quranic activities, especially memorization of the Holy Book, are popular among the African country’s people.

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