Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments Ministry licensed 11 Quranic Centres in 2020
TDT | Manama
The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com
The Ministry of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments licensed eleven new Quranic Centres last year (2020).
This brings the overall number of authorised Quranic centres in the Kingdom of Bahrain to 286, said the Directorate of Quran Affairs.
According to the latest figures, a total of 3000 employees affiliated with the ministry work at Quranic centres, teaching 30,000 students.
Under directives of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Ali bin Abdulla Al Khalifa, the directorate switched to remote learning via Teams Microsoft and Zoom in compliance with mandatory precautionary measures for combating the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
“More than 93 per cent of the staff teach their students online; of whom 92% use Teams Microsoft and Zoom”, it said.