World Bulletin / News Desk
Renowned hafiz from South Africa, Abdurrahman Sadien on Saturday recited the holy Quran as part of Ramadan activities sponsored by the Municipality of the south-western province of Isparta.
Speaking to the Anadolu Agency (AA) prior to his recitation, Sadien said that he arrived in Turkey to join various Ramadan activities and events.
"I am very pleased to be in Turkey. The Turks love to read and listen to the Quran. It is crucial for the young individuals to read, listen to and love the Quran," Sadien underlined.
"I began reading the Quran at the age of six. The most beautiful thing to do during Ramadan is to listen to and read the Quran," Sadien also said.
Also in Isparta for Ramadan activities, Ahmet Karali, the Quran recitation champion of the world in 2003, said that they were very excited to be living the joy of Ramadan.