Saudi Arabia has announced plans to distribute 1 million copies of the Holy Quran among different countries during Ramadan. The Minister of Islamic Affairs of Saudi Arabia, Abdullatif bin Abdulaziz Al-Sheikh, stated that the distribution would be conducted in 22 countries in 76 different languages.
King Salman bin Abdul Aziz approved the decision. This initiative highlights Saudi Arabia’s commitment to promoting Islamic values and its efforts to spread the message of peace and unity to people worldwide.
This move is part of Saudi Arabia’s ongoing efforts to improve interfaith dialogue, cultural exchange, and cooperation between nations.
50% Quota for Hajj Pilgrims Paying in Dollars
Earlier, the Federal Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony increased the special quota from 25% to 50% for pilgrims paying in dollars for the Government Hajj Scheme 2023. The decision came after a severe dollar shortage in the country.