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Islamic Affairs Ministry Branch in Eastern Region Distributes Over 10,900 Copies of Holy Quran to Departing Pilgrims through Region’s Ports

Dammam: The Ministry’s Branch of Islamic Affairs, Dawah, and Guidance in the Eastern Region is distributing the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques’ Gift of the Holy Quran to departing pilgrims through five ports in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Region following the completion of the Hajj rituals.

The distribution began with the arrival of departing pilgrims on the 12th of Dhul Hijjah and continued until yesterday, Saturday. During this time, a total of 10,928 copies of various editions and translations of the Holy Quran were distributed: 1,690 copies at Al-Batha border crossing, 3,480 copies at the Empty Quarter border crossing, 1,124 copies at Al-Raqa’i border crossing, 3,480 copies at Salwa border crossing, and 1,154 copies at King Fahd Causeway Port.

The branch has confirmed that it will continue with the plan to bid farewell to the pilgrims and present them with this gift. The goal is to distribute over 41,740 copies of the Holy Quran through the five ports.

Source: Saudi Press Agency