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Aqwaf Minister honours 70-year-old who memorised Koran

By JT - Sep 19,2017 - Last updated at Sep 19,2017

AMMAN — Awqaf Minister Wael Arabiyat on Monday honoured a 70-year-old woman, Rushdyah Fayoumi, who learnt the Koran by heart, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

Arabiyat commended the woman, who realised her dream after attended a Koranic school for three years to memorise the holy book.

Fayoumi said that she was able to realise her dream in a “short period”, crediting the ministry’s role in opening Koranic centres across the Kingdom.

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