The exhibition «Holy Quran», dedicated to the Muslim holiday «Feast of the Sacrifice»

The exhibition «Holy Quran», dedicated to the Muslim holiday «Feast of the Sacrifice»

In the building of the museum of the Library of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan – Elbassy was opened the exhibition «Holy Quran», dedicated to the Muslim holiday «Feast of the Sacrifice».

At the exhibition are presented 55 samples from unique collection of library fund editions of Muslims’ holy book in Arabic language and the translations of the Quran in Kazakh, Russian and English languages. The exclusive feature of this exhibition is that among books are presented editions from rare fund of the Library, original manuscripts dated from the 18-19th centuries.

Many books were presented to Elbassy N.A. Nazarbayev as diplomatic gifts from the representatives of the foreign states. The design of every book has delicate jewelry, art and calligraphic work.

A special place in the collection has the Quran which was in space in the International Space Station «Mir». It was presented to the Head of state by the cosmonaut Talgat Musabayev.