Haitham to unveil e-Quran on Monday

With the blessing of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos, Muscat e-Quran will be inaugurated on Monday in an event presided over by His Highness Sayyid Haitham bin Tareq al Said, Minister of Heritage and Culture. This was announced by Dr Salim bin Hilal al Kharousi, Adviser of Preaching and Guidance at the Office of the Minister of Endowments and Religious Affairs at the ministry’s headquarters.
Al Kharousi said Muscat e-Quran is a unique in terms of its electronic nature. It is also written according to Uthmanic calligraphy.
It aims to highlight the aesthetics of Uthmanic calligraphy.
It opens new horizons to researchers and scholars to benefit from the texts of the Holy Quran based on Uthmanic calligraphy.
It will also help children and youth to learn to write the Quran in Uthmanic calligraphy.
He said Muscat-e-Quran offers search options to look for chapters, verses that will make it easier for scholars, researchers and interested persons.
The official said any new format of Quran must be cleared by the review committee of the Quran in Al Azhar-based in Egypt.
Al Kharousi pointed out that the Ministry of Endowments and Religious Affairs has the intellectual property rights of the Muscat e-Quran.