Date :Monday, July 31st, 2017 | Time : 14:13 |ID: 51042 | Print

Iran to Hold Quranic Course in Senegal

SHAFAQNA – The Iranian Cultural Center in Senegal will organize the second edition of an advanced course on Tajweed recitation of the Quran.

According to the website of the Islamic Culture and Relations Organization (ICRO), to which the center is affiliated, it will be held in the city of Touba on August 2-4.

Senegal’s National Union of Quranic schools and ICRO’s International Propagation Center will cooperate in holding the course.

Iranian Quran master Majid Zakilou will be the instructor of the three-day Quranic program.

With a population of 550,000, Touba is the second most populated Senegalese city after Dakar, the capital.

Senegal is a country in West Africa bordered by Mauritania in the north, Mali to the east, Guinea to the southeast, and Guinea-Bissau to the southwest.

Islam is the predominant religion in Senegal as 92 percent of the country’s population is estimated to be Muslim.

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