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An overview of the Department of Islamic Studies and the role of the Noble Qur’an


Preserving the Book of God Almighty and reciting and reciting it was the main goal for which it established the role of the Noble Qur’an, and this interest comes to what distinguished the State of Kuwait from ancient times by preserving the Holy Qur’an through (the Qur’an) in the homes of God Almighty and with this good Sunnah whose rules were established by the fathers and grandfathers. The Department of Islamic Studies in the Ministry of Endowments and Islamic Affairs is its blessed path in teaching and memorizing the Noble Qur’an, and spreading its sciences among Muslims of all nationalities and scientific levels, in line with the modern scientific and civil renaissance in this technological age.

Therefore, the Ministry established the first house for the Holy Qur’an for men in (1971) in the main center in the Capital Governorate (Darwaza Abd al-Razzaq), and a good number of men joined this center to memorize the Holy Qur’an. Then the efforts of sincere workers in the administration continued to spread this goodness to be comprehensive. For all different groups of society, I established a house for the Qur’an for women in 1977 CE in Umm Atiya al-Ansariyya School in the suburb of Abdullah al-Salem, and with the grace of God Almighty and its end, the first batch of men graduated in 1977 CE, to be the best messengers to teach the Holy Qur’an in their various social circles, then the first batch graduated For women in 1983 AD.

The Department of Islamic Studies in the Ministry of Endowments and Islamic Affairs is proud of this sublime achievement that sponsors the service of the Book of God, as thousands of those who have learned to read, recite, memorize, recite, and recite the Noble Qur’an and all its sciences among different circles have come out of this house.

Today, with the grace of God Almighty, and after forty years have passed since the establishment of the first house of the Holy Qur’an, the number of centers for the role of the Noble Qur’an for men and women has increased, and they have spread throughout Kuwait, and their number has reached more than (90) centers for memorizing the Holy Qur’an and its sciences that serve more than 20 thousand scholars, studying in it with the grace of God There are nearly twenty thousand male and female students of different nationalities and scientific levels, and today they are assuming administrative and leadership positions, and due to the increasing demand for these Islamic studies, and the Ministry's expansion in establishing more multiple centers for men and women in the six governorates, it was necessary to keep pace with this Expansion and work to modernize and develop the system to suit the era of modern culture and new globalization, the Ministry established the Institute of Islamic Studies in 1978 AD in response to the community's need for the legitimate outputs of legal teaching and memorizing the Holy Qur’an in the homes of God Almighty, then the first institute for women was opened in 1984 CE.

The Ministry has also established a number of centers in correctional institutions and social care homes, as a contribution to teaching the Noble Qur’an to all different segments of society.
The Ministry has also made room for Islamic communities in the State of Kuwait, and established centers for Urdu and Filipino speakers in the Farwaniya area of ​​Fahaheel. Today, the administration is studying the opening of new centers due to the public turnout for Sharia studies. It also opened a home for the Holy Quran in the English language "Islamic Cultural Center" in Mubarak We ask God Almighty and Almighty to facilitate this, God Almighty willing, for what is good and beneficial for Muslims and the Islamic communities that reside in the State of Kuwait.

All of this is due to her belief in the role entrusted to her in caring for the Book of God Almighty and working to teach it, so your best is to learn the Qur’an and its knowledge.

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