PUTTRAJAYA 28 FEB: Pakatan Harapan (PH) government today presented an allocation of RM5 million to Nasyrul Quran as the second largest Al Quran printer in the world in the effort to develop and enhance global Islamisation.
Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said the government approved the allocation to support Nasyrul Al Quran in its operation and target to print 500,000 Al Quran for the needs of the global Muslim community.
“The name Nasyrul Al Quran does not only mean for printing and distributing the holy Quran but also could be referred to as a research centre and expert in translating various languages.
“The 2019 Budget has proven the government’s commitment via the allocation of RM652 million for uplifting and maintenance of different types of schools including registered “tahfiz” or sekolah pondok that has been presented to the Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department, Datuk Seri Mujahid in early January,” he in his speech here today.
Guan Eng said that in his speech at the cheque presentation to Nasyrul Quran in the presence of Datuk Seri Mujahid and Yayasan Restu top management staff and senior government officers.