The National Board of Zakat (BAZNAS) distributes educational assistance to the United Islamic Cultural Center of Indonesia (UICCI). "Hopefully this program will generate more professional Indonesian Qur'an reciters so that they can become global Qur'anic teachers," said Chairman of the Baznas, Bambang Sudibyo, in a written statement received by Republika.co.id on Friday (28/9 )

The event was also attended by BAZNAS commissioner Nana Mintarti, the CEO of BAZNAS M. Arifin Purwakananta, and the Director of Puskas BAZNAS, Irfan Syauqi Beik. According to Bambang, the collaboration with the institution known as the Tahfidz Sulaimaniyah Foundation to produce professional tahfiz Al-Qur’an from Indonesia and become a professional Qur'anic teachers throughout the world.

"Our students will be taught tahfiz Alquran in Indonesia, followed by studying in Turkey for further dissemination to various parts of the world as Qur'anic teachers. Many Sulaimaniyah students are from Indonesia, "he said.

The arrival of the BAZNAS group to Turkey was part of a series of trips to Bosnia. Later, BAZNAS will receive the Global Islamic Finance Award (GIFA) from Bosnian President, Bakir Izetbegovic.

While in Turkey, BAZNAS delegation carried out a number of agendas such as meetings with the International Fraternity Association (IFA), meetings and discussions with the Secretary-General of D8, which is the group of the 8 largest Muslim countries in the Islamic Cooperation Organization (OIC). Before continuing the flight to Sarajevo, BAZNAS visited the Indonesian Consulate General (KJRI) Istanbul.

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