Huge Quranic Center to Be Set Up in Karbala
Publish Date: 9/23/2015 Code: 45340

Huge Quranic Center to Be Set Up in Karbala

The biggest scientific, cultural and Quranic center in the holy city of Karbala, Iraq, is planned to be set up by the Astan (custodianship) of Imam Hussein (AS)holy sh rine.



According to the Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization, the project will be implemented on a 25000-square-meter site in the holy city.

Manaf Fuad Hassan, the executive director of the project, said that the center will be called “Imam Hussein (AS) Center” and will host about 500 seminary students and academic figures.

Courses on Islamic teachings and Quranic sciences will be held at the center, he added.

The Iraqi official noted that it is one of the most important scientific and cultural projects of the Astan.

The center will be designed and built based on Islamic architectural patterns.

It will have two separate faculties for male and female students.

Each of the faculties will be built in three floors, and each will have a library.

The project will approximately cost 800 billion Iraqi Dinars and take three years to complete,

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