A copy of the Holy Quran written on gold pages by Seyyed Ali AsgharMousaviyanwas gifted to the custodian of Imam Ali Holy Shrine in Najaf, Iraq.
According to imamali.net, the Quran written in 54 pages in Naskh script, weighs more than 30 kg and will be put on display at the holy shrine’s museum.
The precious bookwas gifted in a ceremony held at Hazrat Zahra Courtyard of the holy shrine on the birthday anniversary of Imam Ali, peace be upon him.
The program was attended by representatives of the holy sites in Iraq, representatives of Supreme Religious Authorities, seminarians and Iraqi officials.
Recitation of verses from the Quran and speeches by SeyyedNazarHashimHablulMatin, the custodian of the holy shrine, on the characteristics and virtues of Imam Ali, peace be upon him, and religious poetry were different parts of the program.
It was the second copy of the Divine Book written by the Iranian calligrapher on pages of gold. He wrote the first in 2014.