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Sheikh Al-Azhar receives the first copy of the Koran in Kuwait

Cairo (INA) – The Grand Sheikh of Al-Azhar, Dr. Ahmed Al-Tayeb, received today, Wednesday (May 11, 2016), a delegation of the Holy Quran Authority in the State of Kuwait, in the presence of Counselor Ismail Al-Kandari, Director of the Kuwaiti Office in Cairo. The delegation of the Holy Qur’an Authority in the State of Kuwait presented to Sheikh Al-Azhar the first copy of the Qur’an in the State of Kuwait, which is supervised by the Authority. The Sheikh of Al-Azhar confirmed his keenness to have Al-Azhar supervise the printing of the Koran of the State of Kuwait, with his experience in this field. The Sheikh of Al-Azhar praised the important role played by the State of Kuwait in the Arab region, and the projects adopted by the Kuwaiti Zakat House in the Islamic world, stressing Al-Azhar's support for the Holy Quran Authority in Kuwait. While the Kuwaiti delegation confirmed that the authority is concerned with the Noble Qur’an and the Prophet’s Sunnah, and the printing of the Noble Qur’an and Sunnah books, under the supervision of specialized scientific committees. (End) Ayman Muhammad / Z.A

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