Hand-written Quran goes on display in Herat, Afghanistan

A return refugee, who is a well-known calligrapher, has hand written one of the largest Quran copies in Afghanistan, which the Herat governor said was a work of art.

The Quran copy by well-known calligrapher Mir Wali Ahmad Sabr, has gone on display in an exhibition in the city of Herat.

The exhibition, organized by a charity foundation, opened on Monday at a special ceremony.

This is the biggest Quran to have been hand-written so far in Herat province and it took four years to complete.

The layout of the Quran was done by Professor Habibi from Herat University.

Herat’s governor Mohammad Asif Rahimi said the hand-written Quran was an artistic masterpiece.