News Code : 352755
Category : FORUM
Publish Date :    Thursday, August 2, 2018
Rare Quran copies back in Iran from Germany, gifted to Astan Quds Razavi

Two rare copies of the Holy Quran that have been returned to Iran from Germany were gifted to the museum of Astan Quds Razavi.

Hawzah News Agency (Mashhad, Iran) - Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif handed the Qurans to the museum during a meeting with Hojat-ol-Islam Seyed Ebrahim Raisi, the custodian of the Astan.

The rare copies date back to the 8th and 11th Hijri centuries (14th and 17th centuries AD),

Astan Quds Razavi is a charitable foundation, in Mashhad, northeast Iran.

It is the administrative organization that manages the Imam Reza (AS) shrine and various institutions belonging to the organization.

The museum of the Astan Quds Razavi is a major museum complex adjacent to the holy shrine of Imam Reza (AS).

Launched in 1976, the museum’s collections contain rare and invaluable Islamic art and historical artifacts.