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16:04 - July 24, 2021
News ID: 3475318
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Egypt’s Al-Azhar Islamic University in a message expressed condolences on the death of the president of Jakarta Institute for Quranic Studies.

 

President of Al-Azhar University Mohamed Hussein Mahrasawi expressed condolences on the death of Khazima bint Tohidu bin Yangu, elbalad.news website reported.

He said the Indonesian lady, who was a graduate of Al-Azhar, played a major role in promoting moderate Islam.

Khazima bint Tohidu bin Yangu was also a member of Indonesia’s Council of Scholars.

 

Al-Azhar Condoles Death of Indonesian Quranic Figure  

 

The Jakarta Institute for Quranic Studies was founded in 1971. It has been a major scholarly center for Quranic studies.

Quran memorization, Tajweed, Tafseer (interpretation) and recitation are among the themes of study at the institute.

The Republic of Indonesia is a country in Southeast Asia and Oceania, between the Indian and Pacific oceans.

Islam is the religion in the country with most adherents, with more than 87% of Indonesian population identifying themselves as Muslim.

 

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