The opening ceremony on Monday was attended by the mufti of the republic Sheikh Ahmad Afandi who congratulated everyone on the long-awaited event.
He also wished the students success and expressed hope that the center would be able to satisfy the desire of all who seek knowledge, regardless of any difficulties.
The center's program includes training for both men and women. The studying process will be focused on teaching the correct reading and memorization of the verses of the Holy Quran. The students of the center are to get both religious secular subjects.
For many blind people the opening of such center is a great joy. The participants of the event thanked the mufti of the republic for such a generous initiative and the opportunity to receive valuable religious knowledge.
It is the second project for people with disabilities implemented by the Dagestan Muftiate. Earlier a center for hearing impaired was opened in the capital of Dagestan. The new center of Quran memorization for blind people is also located in Makhachkala.