Putin gifts Khamenei with world's oldest Quran manuscript



    Putin gifts Khamenei with world's oldest Quran manuscript

    Nov 23,Tehran: Russian President Vladimir Putin, currently on an official visit to Iran, has gifted the country's supreme leader Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei with one of the world's oldest Quran manuscript.

    The Russian president is said to have presented the Quran manuscript to Khamenei during a meeting. Putin is currently in Iran for the third Summit of leaders of the GECF (Gas Exporting Countries Forum) member states which is taking palce in the Iranian Capital.

    Apart from Putin, the head of states of Iran, Bolivia, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria, Venezuela, Iraq, Algeria and Turkmenistan  are attending the meeting. This is not the first time Putin has gifted an Iranian leader with a priceless gift, previously too he had gifted President Rouhani with an invaluable shield belonging to the soliders of Shah Abbas.

    The Oslo Times

     
     

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