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MAKKAH: A live translation of the Arafato Day preaching, one of the most important events in the Islamic calendar, is in 14 languages ​​as Saudi Arabian leadership seeks to convey a message of moderation and forgiveness to the widest possible audience. Expanded to include.

President Abdulrahman al-Sudais, President of the Custodian Mosque, said the Kingdom leadership provided unlimited support for the development of services for the Prophet’s Mosque and the Grand Mosque.

As the live translation of Arafat’s sermon entered its fifth year, he said the project was expanded to include 14 languages.

Following a media tour of the Arnimura Mosque’s live translation site on Thursday, a media briefing for the project took place at Cheong Wa Dae headquarters.

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This translation will benefit 1 million people in the first year, 11 million people in the second year, 50 million people in the third time, 100 million people in the fourth time, and will reach 200 million people worldwide in 2022. It’s a schedule.

During the meeting, Al Sudais said that leaders are enthusiastic about using modern techniques to serve pilgrims and visitors to convey the message of Islamic moderation and tolerance to the world. Said.

He said the live translation of Arafat’s sermons would be a wide-ranging project for visitors to the world, especially the sanctuaries, and would allow non-Arabic speakers to hear in their native language.

At the same place, the Prophet Muhammad made his declaration of human rights, the teaching of Islam and women’s rights, and the compliance by the Sunnah.

This translation will benefit 1 million people in the first year, 11 million people in the second year, 50 million people in the third year, 100 million people in the fourth year, and 200 million people worldwide in 2022. He added when it arrived.

He said the sermon was first translated into two languages. This increased to 5 languages ​​and then to 10 languages.

Leadership later approved translations for English, French, Malay, Urdu, Persian, Russian, Chinese, Bengali, Turkish and Hausa, and this year Spanish, Indian, Swahili and Tamil. Added to the list.

Al-Sudais said Saudi leaders oversaw the development of an international live translation project to satisfy people of faith, justice and wisdom around the world, putting the project in a position to combat violence, extremism and terrorism. I added that there is.

King Salman emphasizes the importance of caring for pilgrims, and Saudi Arabia is always proud to pursue this mission with the utmost efficiency, Arsdais said.

In this year’s Mecca pilgrimage season, the largest since the coronavirus pandemic, the kingdom will also guarantee the well-being of pilgrims and allow them to perform rituals comfortably and easily, he said.

Al-Sudais added that the translation project aims to convey the message of justice, justice, tolerance and Moderate Muslim to the world.

In addition to human rights and Islamic teachings, he said the Prophet confirmed the elimination of racism and sectarianism.

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