ANKARA, 17 November 2015:  Renowned Qari of Pakistan Syed Sadaqat Ali is visiting Turkey from 15-19 November 2015.

Qari Sadaqat Ali called on President of Religious Affairs of Turkey, Prof. Dr. Mehmet Gormez, in Ankara. They discussed proposals to further promote Pakistan-Turkey cooperation in the field of religious education, including holding Qirat (recitation) and Na’at events.

Earlier, Qari Sadaqat Ali recorded recitation of the Holy Quran for Turkish State Television, i.e. TRT Diyanet, which will be telecast shortly.

Qari Sadaq Ali will have the distinctive honour to recitate the Holy Quran at the Sultan Ahmet Camii (also known as Blue Mosque) in Istanbul on 18 November. He will also recite Holy Quran at Eyup Sultan Camii (Hazrat Abu Ayub Ansari Mosque).

Qari Sadaqat Ali, who is the recipient of many national and international awards including Pride of Performance, also visited Pakistan Embassy in Ankara and met with Ambassador Sohail Mahmood.