The tourists who spend their holiday in Antalya, show great interest in the Holy Qur’an. Turkish Religious Affairs Foundation declared that, since the beginning of the year, a total of 575 copies of the Qur’an in several foreign languages have been sold so far.
Ayhan Baran, the chief of Foundation’s Antalya Publishing House explained that the tourists who come to Antalya for touristic purposes ask to purchase the copies of the Qur’an in their own native languages.
Baran explained that 200 copies of Russian translation, 200 copies of English translation and 175 copies of German translation of the Qur’an were sold so far since the beginning of the year. The books about the life of the Prophet Muhammad (saas) and the religious exercises together with some other books regarding the place of religion in people’s life attract the attention as well, told Baran.