According to Public Relations and International Affairs of Qeshm Free Zone Organization, Mohammad Reza Pourmoein, at the 17th joint meeting of the deputies and directors of cultural, social and tourism organizations of the Free Zones of the country in the Qeshm International Incubator, announced: 90 million people in the world are Hafiz of the whole Holy Qur'an, of which 10,000 belong to Iran, of which 2,000 are in Qeshm.
He named Libya as the first ranked of Hafizs of the Quran, adding: Pakistan is ranked second with 12 million Hafizs, and small and large countries around the Persian Gulf, Africa and Asia are also pioneering than Iran in this important area.
He also stated: "The Hafizs of the Holy Qur'an and our country's readers of Quran, out of the 500 Quranic quizzes that have been held in different parts of the world, have won the top 307 rankings.
He believes that in the free zones of the country, a new pattern of development of Quranic culture should be presented. And with the introduction of the Qur'an in the lives of the people and the consolidation of the foundations of marriage, and the consolidation of the family structure, in fact, these areas will become pilot to benefit from the Quran for other cities in the country.
According to PourMoein, despite the fact that the Holy Qur'an is the world's 14th book, but unfortunately, this celestial and humanist book is also strange among the people of the Islamic countries.
He considered the use of the new prints of Quran, with proper translations, to be very important for the study of the people, especially the youth and adolescents, and added: Old translations of the Holy Qur'an are very difficult to understand for young people, and they cannot convey the true effect of God's speech to the audience.
The secretary general of the International Qur'an Festival of the Free Zones of the country, emphasized that the Quran has 5 million people in our country, and this benefit can be profitable in the economic sphere, added: Currently, 400 kinds of goods items are ready for production around the Quran, which will play an important role in the economic field.
The 17th Joint Meeting of Cultural, Social and Tourism Deputies and Managers of the Seventh Organization of the Free Zones of the country held in Qeshm from December 4th for three days.