Expo 2020 Dubai: Part Of World’s Largest Holy Quran Will Be On Display At This Pavilion

by Shrestha Purkayastha
by Shrestha Purkayastha 299

According to Khaleej Times, part of the world’s largest Holy Quran will be displayed in the Pakistan Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai. For the first time in more than 1,400 years of Islamic history, Shahid Rassam, an award-winning artist and former UAE expat, will show the Surah-e-Rahman cast on a canvas with aluminum and gold-plated calligraphy. From January 24, the installation will be on display outside the Pakistani Pavilion.

The First-Of-Its-Kind Project  Will Be Launched At The World’s Largest Trade Fair

Abdul Razak Dawood, the Prime Minister’s Adviser on Commerce and Investment, Afzaal Mahmood, Pakistan’s Ambassador to the UAE, senior officials from Expo 2020, diplomats, and business leaders will also be present at the historic event to launch the first-of-its-kind project at the world’s largest trade fair. Which is being held in Dubai for the first time in the region. This Holy Quran exhibit will not only be the world’s largest, but also the most unique of its type. From a variety of perspectives, this item is distinctive and inventive. Its most distinguishing feature is that its words are cast rather than printed in color or ink. There are 1,585 letters, 352 words, 78 verses, and three rukus in the book.

Picture Credits: Khaleej Times

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Surah-E-Rahman Will Be Displayed On Six Pages

Surah-e-Rahman will be displayed on six pages. The first two pages each have only five lines. But the latter four pages each have ten lines. Surah-e-Rahman contains a total of 50 lines. In response to an inquiry, he stated that Surah-e-Rahman was cast on the unique canvas using 15kg of aluminum and more than one kilogram of gold. They completed this remarkable Surah-e-Rahman project in four months with the help of a team of 200 artists, painters, calligraphers, designers, and sculptors.

Picture Credits: Khaleej Times

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