Turkish group donates 3,000 copies of Qur’an to Spanish Muslims - Pakistan News Digest

Turkish group donates 3,000 copies of Qur’an to Spanish Muslims

Ankara, (UNA-OIC) - The Turkiye Diyanet Foundation (TDV) donated 3,000 copies of the holy Qur'an to Muslims in southern Spain, the foundation announced on Wednesday.

In a statement, TDV, a group connected to the Religious Affairs Directorate, said Spanish translations of the Qur'an also including the original Arabic text had been distributed to Muslims in Granada and Seville in Andalusia, southern Spain, as part of the campaign, Let my gift be the Qur'an.

In the campaign, launched jointly by the TDV and the Religious Affairs Directorate to meet the need of many Muslims worldwide for the Qur'an, more than one million copies of the holy scripture have been distributed across the world, including to countries in Latin America and Asia Pacific, said the statement.

Mecit Balci, a member of the board of trustees, and Abdurrahman Cetin, its deputy director general, took part in the Qur'an distribution ceremony, it added.

The Diyanet Foundation has been organizing and promoting projects to translate the Qur'an into various languages, and to date has undertaken 17 different translations.

Source: International Islamic News Agency

   

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