Saudi Ministry for Islamic Affairs launches live English translation of Ramadan prayers
The Saudi Ministry for Islamic Affairs, Endowment, Dawa and Guidance has launched the first ever live English translation of Ramadan Taraweeh prayers from TV studios at the mosque in Makkah.
The project was launched under the directives of the Saudi Minister of Islamic Affairs Sheikh Saleh Bin Abdel Aziz Al-Sheikh and with the cooperation of team of Islamic scholars and translators lead by Sheikh Wajdi Bin Hamza Al-Ghazzawi who developed the translation system being used for this historic project.
The English translation has been noted for its clarity and adherence to the correct universally recognized interpretations of Islamic teachings. The translation program itself was developed by experts in both translation and Quranic recitation with great precision, automating the Arabic to English translation process without loss of accuracy while utilizing computers and CG equipment.
The TV feed of the new translation, wholly owned by the Saudi Ministry For Islamic Affairs, Endowment, Dawa and Guidance, is being broadcast via Saudi TV Channel 1 to various international satellite channels covering Ramadan prayers from Makkah for millions of viewers around the world. — (menareport.com)
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