11:25 - March 31, 2018
News ID: 3465471
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Egypt’s Awqaf Minister said there are plans for compiling an encyclopedia of famous Quran reciters.


Mohamed Mukhtar Qoma said he has ordered two ministry committees, ‘Quranic Studies’ and ‘History and Civilization’ to hold a meeting and discuss the plan, al-Shaban magazine reported.

He said the head of Egypt’s Quran Radio ad members of the Qaris Association and the Quran Recitation Education Centers’ Union will also be present in the session.

According to the official, the work is aimed at keeping a record of renowned Qaris’ life and accomplishments.

He also encouraged families of late Quran reciters to provide those tasked with compiling the encyclopedia with information on their life and Quranic achievements.

Egypt has introduced some of the most prominent Quran reciters to the Muslim world.

They include Abdul Basit Abdus Samad, Mustafa Esmail, Sediq Minshawi and Shahat Anwar.

Tags: IQNA ، Quran ، reciters ، Egypt ، Qaris ، encyclopedia
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