SHAFAQNA- The Dar-ol-Quran Center of the Astan (custodianship) of Imam Hussein (AS) holy shrine in Karbala, Iraq, held a series of Quranic courses in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta.
According to the website of the Astan, the courses featured accurately reading the Quran and memorization of the verses of the Holy Book.
Mohammad Baqir al-Mansouri who supervised the Quranic courses, said they were organized to teach Quran students and also prepare and enhance the skills of Quran teachers in Indonesia.
He said 175 students, boys and girls, took the courses and 30 of them managed to learn the 29th and 30th Juzes (parts) of the Quran by heart.
He added that each course consisted of ten or more sessions and the memorizers were aged 4 to 17.
The Dar-ol-Quran Center of the Astan of Imam Hussein (AS) holy shrine hold such courses in different parts of the world with the aim of promoting the Quranic culture.