13:11 - March 10, 2019
News ID: 3468100
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A total of 70 Quran memorization centers were opened in Egypt in 2018.


According to the Arab country’s Awqaf Ministry, they were launched in the provinces of Cairo, Northern Sinai, Alexandria, Suez, Dakahlia and Qena, al-Sabah news website reported.

The ministry said in a statement that more than 4,000 individuals have registered with the centers to learn the Quran by heart,

It added that a large number of women are among those memorizing the Quran at the centers.

The ministry is making efforts to launch more Quran memorization centers in the country in the current year, it went on to say.

Egypt is a country in North Africa with a population of around 96 million.

Muslims account for around 90 percent of the country’s total population.

Quranic activities are very common in the Muslim-majority Arab country and many of the Muslim world’s top Qaris in the past and present have been Egyptian.



Tags: IQNA ، Quran ، memorization ، Egypt
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