16:10 - May 29, 2019
News ID: 3468638
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Astan (custodianship) of Imam Hussein’s (AS) holy shrine has organized Ramadan Quranic sessions for women in Sweden and Denmark.


According to Qaaf news agency, the Quranic programs have been held for the first time by the Quran Teaching Center of the Astan’s Religious Dissemination Section of Women.

Linköping and Norrköping in Sweden and Ringsted and Copenhagen in Denmark are the cities hosting the Quran reading sessions during the holy month of Ramadan.

Noor Fatemeh, Al-Alawiyah Zahirah and Marwah Al-Anbari are the Quran teachers of the center who supervise the sessions.

Scandinavia covers Denmark, Sweden and Norway.

A 2014 report estimated there were 150,000 to 200,000 Muslims in Sweden practicing their religion regularly.

Islam in Denmark being the country's largest minority religion plays a role in shaping its social and religious landscape. According to a 2018 estimate, a little more than 300.000 people or 5.3% of the population in Denmark is Muslim. The figure has been increasing for the last several decades.

Tags: IQNA ، Quran ، Ramadan ، women ، Sweden ، Denmark
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