Saudi Arabia: Sermons at holy mosques in English too

Friday 17 May 2013

Sermons delivered at the Two Holy Mosques in Makkah and Madinah will soon be translated into English for the benefit of millions of non-Arabic speakers around the world.

The General Presidency of the Two Holy Mosques and the Imam Muhammad bin Saud Islamic University (IMIU) have signed an agreement to facilitate the English semons. The university will supervise the translations of the sermons and lessons delivered at the Two Holy Mosques.

Sheikh Abdul Rahman Al-Sudais, head of the presidency, and Suleiman bin Abdullah Aba Al-Khail, IMIU’s rector, signed the deal. According to the Dean of Languages and Translation at IMIU, 76 sermons totaling 1,027 pages have been compiled so far.

Al-Sudais thanked the Saudi leadership and the university for supporting the project which would spread the message of Islam across the world.

Categories: Arab World, Asia, Saudi Arabia

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