Saturday, August 20, 2011
Auqaf and Religious Affairs Department Punjab meakes new rules for printing of Quran
The Auqaf and Religious Affairs Department has approved rules under the Punjab Holy Quran (Printing and Recording) Act of 2011. It has been made mandatory for the publishing institutions in the province to be registered with the Quran Board to publish the Holy Quran.
“The govt will appoint/nominate 27 members for the Quran Board, which includes 16 Hafiz-i-Quran and 11 senior govt officials,” a spokesman of the department said.
The govt would appoint one of the 27 members as chairman of the board.
Quran Board members will be for a period of 3 years and govt will pay each member Rs5,000 as travel and dining allowance while attending the board meeting. He said the board would also ensure getting the Holy Quran published by the publishers without any kind of error.
According to rules, the board has been empowered to seize the entire stock of the holy book if they find any error, the spokesman of the deptt further said.
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