In a speech he made at the ceremony, Sheikh Sultan said since the foundation stone was laid for the Academy, efforts had been made in parallel in the electronic Maqari'a, with recitations across the Ten Authentic Qira'at (readings).
Visitors of the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair in its thirtieth edition never miss the chance to see the greatness of the golden copy of the Noble Qur’an that dates back to the 11th century.
The artifacts date back to the Umayyad, Mamluk, Timurid, Safavid and Ottoman states and to India, Turkey, China, Iran, North Africa, Morocco and Andalusia.
The people of Talkha city, Dakahlia governorate mourned Sheikh Muhammad Abdul Halim Arafat, 37, one of the most famous reciters of the Holy Quran, and an imam and preacher at the Ministry of Endowments.
The upcoming mega event, Expo 2020 Dubai, will be hosting many world’s best innovations including a sneak peak of the “world’s largest Holy Quran” made with around 200 kilogrammes of gold and 2,000 kilogrammes of aluminium.
From the video clip documenting the incident, it appears that the Sheikh passed away while he was interpreting a holy Quran verse, which says, “Indeed, those who lower their voices before the Messenger of Allah — they are the ones whose hearts Allah has tested for righteousness.