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Items Related to Egypt’s Renowned Quranic Figures to Be Displayed at Mosque in New Capital

14:33 - November 29, 2022
News ID: 3481459
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Egypt’s Awqaf ministry will devote a courtyard of the mosque in the country’s New Administrative Capital (NAC) to items related to renowned Egyptian Quranic figures.

Renowned Egyptian qaris

 

The ministry said they will be put on display at a booth in the mosque, Cairo24 website reported.

They serve to remind visitors of the services these famed characters, including Quran reciters, have done to the Holy Book.

The NAC is a large-scale project of a new capital city near Cairo that has been under construction since 2015.

Sheikh Mohamed Hashad, president of the Quran Reciters Association of Egypt, this and other measures taken by the Awqaf ministry aimed at promoting Quranic figures and Quran recitation in the country.

He said such moves that include organizing Quran recitation circles at various levels are commendable and fruitful.

He also appreciated the attention paid by other officials of the country to Quranic activities and programs.

In recent years, the Awqaf ministry of Egypt has organized extensive programs in the field of Quranic activities, including Quran recitation circles and Quran competitions.

Egypt is a country in North Africa with a population of around 100 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.

 

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