The variety of Muslims in Indonesia is round 215 million, whereas we will solely present 200 thousand copies per yr.
Jakarta (ANTARA) – Non secular Affairs Minister Yaqut Cholil Qoumas visited the biggest Al Quran printing plant, King Fahd Advanced for the Printing of the Holy Qur’an, Medina, Saudi Arabia, to discover collaboration for the printing of Al Quran.
“Indonesian Muslims nonetheless fall in need of the copies of Al Quran. The variety of Muslims in Indonesia reaches round 215 million, whereas we will solely present 200 thousand copies per yr,” the minister famous.
By an official assertion issued right here on Wednesday, Qoumas expects that the collaboration with the Saudi authorities to offer copies of Al Quran might be realized on the earliest.
The minister spoke of an early dialogue held with Saudi Arabia’s Islamic Affairs, Dawah and Steerage Minister Abdullatif bin Abdulaziz Al Ash-Shaikh.
This collaboration to print Al Quran is a part of a plan to construct the Islamic Heart in Indonesia, he famous.
Qoumas careworn that the collaboration to print Al Quran is essential to offer copies of ample amount and good high quality in Indonesia.
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In the meantime, King Fahd Advanced for the Printing of the Holy Quran ‘s Secretary Normal, Talal bin Razin Al-Rehil, welcomed the cooperation. He famous that the printing plant yearly managed to print 18 million copies of Al Quran.
The secretary common asserted that the method to print and test Al Quran was performed in a stringent method. The 250-square meter constructing prints the Islamic holy scripture and interprets them into numerous languages.
“Inside our safety system, we’ve got a censor to detect attainable misprint. Thus, if any errors are discovered, the machine will cease mechanically. The standard of the print itself may last as long as 100 years,” he defined.
The vice spiritual affairs minister remarked that the demand to offer Al Quran in Indonesia remained excessive.
In accordance with the ministry’s knowledge, the entire requirement for Al Quran every year was over six million copies. In the meantime, the ministry’s Al Quran Printing Unit (UPQ) may solely print 1,705,000 copies throughout the 2016-2020 interval.
“The problem for UPQ sooner or later is to meet the Indonesian Muslims’ requirement for Al Quran that will increase with every passing day,” the vice minister affirmed.
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