BISHKEK. A presentation of a new translation of the Holy Koran into the Uighur language was held today at the Kyrgyz national university in Bishkek. The book was translated by Sheikh Alau 'd-Din Mansur and Akhmadjan Musaev and published by the Scientific center for research Koran. Representatives of the under-committee for religious affairs of the Legislative assembly (lower chamber) of the Kyrgyz parliament, the 'Ittipak' Uighur cultural society and Public organization For Protection of Religious Freedom were among the organizers of the book presentation.
Compiled and translated by Tyntchtykbek Tchoroev and edited by Donald Hill in Prague