Lahore: Secretary Auqaf Punjab, Tariq Pasha has directed the authorities concerned to arrange seminars at the district level to promote public awareness regarding upholding of the sanctity and preservation of old and worn out pages of the Holy Quran. He said that a complex is being constructed at Raiwind for the preservation of old copies of the Holy Quran which will be completed in stipulated period.
He was presiding over a meeting of Quran Board at Aiwan-e-Auqaf today. Chairman Quran Board Maulana Ghulam Muhammad Sialvi and other members, Additional Secretary Information and officers of Auqaf, Police and other departments participated in the meeting. It was informed that the committee comprising members of Quran Board had conducted raids in Lahore and other cities to check the printing of the Holy Quran and sub-standard and low quality paper and legal action has been initiated against the publishers involved. The meeting also discussed various measures to ensure error free printing of the Holy Quran on good quality paper.