0315 GMT September 23, 2019
Shahin Noushabadi made the remarks in a ceremony to unveil Qur'anic packages for schools overseas which were donated by the Education Ministry, IRNA reported.
At a time when the world is facing the ominous phenomenon of extremist Takfiri groups disgracing the divine book, the presentation of such packages is quite meaningful for university students, he added.
"We see some kind of limitations in Qur'anic activities in schools in foreign countries, so the Foreign Ministry helps coordinate the teaching of the Holy Qur'an and promoting Qur'anic culture."
He said that the body organized contest on Holy Qur'an studies for students in the German port city of Hamburg, in the current year.
The package included Qur'an for teachers, Qur'an for students, 60,000 software packages, and a collection of four volume religious books, Qur'an in Braille with smart pen.