Egyptian artist hopes for record with 700-meter Koran

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BELQINA, Egypt An Egyptian artist who prepared himself after dropping out of propagandize has spent 3 years formulating what he hopes is a world’s biggest Koran.

Saad Mohammed, who has hand-painted Islamic motifs on a walls and ceilings of his home in a city of Belqina, north of Cairo, has reproduced a Muslim holy book on a paper corkscrew 700 meters long.

He displays a intricately flashy publishing in a vast wooden box with rollers during any end.

“This Koran is 700 meters long, and of march that’s a vast volume of paper,” he told Reuters Television. “I self-funded this plan for a past 3 years – and I’m an normal person. we don’t have resources or anything.”

Mohammed wants to contention his Koran for inclusion in Guinness World Records. Guinness says that while there is a record for a world’s biggest printed Koran, there is so distant no record hilt for a largest handwritten version.

Mohammed says he is anticipating for assistance with a costs of requesting to Guinness from a supervision or any other meddlesome party.

(Writing by Giles Elgood; Editing by Angus MacSwan)

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