A Branch of Iraq-Based Dar-ol-Quran Center Opens in Damascus

A branch of the Dar-ol-Quran center of the Astan (custodianship) of Imam Hussein (AS) holy shrine in Karbala, Iraq, oppened in the Syrian capital of Damascus.

A Branch of Iraq-Based Dar-ol-Quran Center Opens in Damascus

According to the website of the Astan, the branch is located near the holy shrine of Hazrat Zaynab (SA).

Addressing the inaugural ceremony, Sheikh Hassan Mansouri, director of the center, said the branch will organize Quranic and religious programs, including a Quran teacher training course and Quran recitation programs during the holy month of Ramadan.

The ceremony coincided with the closing of a course held for male and female Quran teachers in Damascus.

The Dar-ol-Quran center has previously launched branches in other countries, including Lebanon, Indonesia, Iran and a number of African countries.

Quranic activities have significantly developed in Iraq since the 2003 overthrow of former dictator Saddam Hussein.

There has been a growing trend of Quranic programs such as competitions, recitation sessions and educational programs held in the country in recent years.

Source: en.shafaqna.com

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