Esmaeili at the Opening Ceremony of the International Section of the Holy Quran Fair:
Extensive Growth in the Area of Quranic Education is one of the Blessings of the Islamic Revolution
The Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance said: Our country, through the Islamic Revolution and the establishment of the Islamic Republic, has been accompanied by extensive developments in the field of Quranic education in the last 44 years.
Tehran: International Holy Quran Fair; the opening ceremony of the international section of the 30th International Holy Quran far was held this evening, Monday, April 3, with the presence of Mohammad Mehdi Esmaeili, Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance, Hujjat al-Islam Imanipour, Head of the Organization of Islamic Culture and Communications, and a group of ministers and officials from foreign countries at the Imam Khomeini (RA) Mosalla.
Mohammad Mehdi Esmaeili, Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance, expressing his happiness for the success of hosting the brothers and sisters of Islamic countries and said: I hope this meeting for our dear guests will contain good and unifying points for the Islamic Ummah.
• We Hope that through the Islamic Republic, We will Have Extensive Growth in Quranic education
He continued: This year we held the 30th edition of the International Holy Quran fair. For thirty years, this fair, which is the most important and the most magnificent Quranic exhibition in the Islamic world, has been held in Tehran, Iran. We hope that through the Islamic revolution and the establishment of the Islamic Republic system, we will witness extensive developments in the field of Quranic education. In this edition of the fair, we dedicated more than 75 thousand meters of this holy place, Tehran's Mosalla to this event and tens of thousands of people will visit the event during the exhibition.
We Help the Intellectuals of Islamic Countries
Esmaeili clarified: Today in our country of Iran, hundreds of thousands of Quran memorizers, Quran reciters and Quranic scholars are working in the field of Quranic activities. Also, various universities, Quranic schools and religious meetings are very prosperous in our country. During the holy month of Ramadan, in many mosques, Quran reading sessions are taking place. This year, with the presence of dear brothers and sisters from 21 different Islamic countries, we will help all the intellectuals and elites of the Islamic world.
• Efforts to Promote Quranic Culture in the World
Minister of Guidance continued: In recent years, with the growth of Islamism and the promotion of Quranic culture, we have witnessed activities against the teachings of dear Islam. At the International Quran fair, in this meeting, we are trying to take effective steps to elevate the Quranic culture by creating empathy among Muslims in protecting the sacredness of the Holy Quran. God willing, we will be able to advance this new experience with the strong presence and help of our brothers and sisters from Islamic countries.
The 30th edition of the International Holy Quran Fair will be held from April 1 to 15 with the slogan "I call you" in the Imam Khomeini (RA) Mosalla in Tehran. Visiting time of this fair will be from 17:00 to 24:00.