The 26th International Holy Quran Exhibition opened at Tehran”s Imam Khomeini Mosalla on May 19 during a special ceremony attended by Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Abbas Salehi and a number of cultural figures, according to Tasnim News Agency.
Copies of the Holy Quran published by various Iranian and international publishers have been put on view at the exhibit, which is organized every year during the holy month of Ramadan that is known as the spring of the Holy Quran.
The annually-held exhibit has also dedicated sections to display top translations and interpretations of the Holy Quran.
According to the Deputy Culture Minister Abdolhadi Feqhizadeh, a number of Quran activists and those figures active in promoting the Quran will be honoured during the exhibit that will be running until June 4.
A number of meetings, seminars and art exhibitions on the Holy Quran are scheduled to be organized on the sidelines of the event.
In addition, a number of academics and cultural scholars from several Muslim countries are expected to attend the exhibit.
Dozens of publishers from other countries are scheduled to showcase their latest offerings on the Holy Quran. In addition, groups of international artists have been invited to hold workshops and exhibitions during the event.