04 September, 2017

Exhibition of Holy Quran Books starts in Astana

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The Exhibition is taking place in the Library of the Kazakhstan`s First President. It presents 55 samples from the unique collection of the holy book in Arabic, as well as the editions in Kazakh, Russian and English.

The main feature of the exhibition is that here you can see the unique edition of the rare Fund of the library, original manuscripts, Dating from the XVIII–XIX centuries.

Most of the books are diplomatic gifts from representatives of foreign countries to Nursultan Nazarbayev. The design of each book is different: fine jewellery, art and calligraphic work.

A special place in the collection is the publication of Quran, who visited outer space on the international space station "Mir". Talgat Musabayev presented this book to Mr Nazarbayev.

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