ISTANBUL

African representatives’ gathering in Istanbul called for support for visually impaired people who face serious challenges to learn their own religion, Islam.  

The Istanbul-based International Union of Braille Quran Services (IBQS) brought together representatives from different countries of Africa in the city to discuss the problems that visually impaired people are facing on the continent.

The union — which is also an umbrella body providing Braille Quran services in different regions of the world — also aims to build financial and technical cooperation among its members from 17 countries to find solutions to their problems and to promote Braille

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