Pak Woman Stitches Holy Quran
Zamrud Khan, a Pashtun woman who currently resides in Korangi town Karachi, worked tirelessly to create the first hand-embroidered Quran. The pages of stitched Quran are made of cotton and are beautifully bordered with green silk along with gold coloured embroidery. Each chapter’s (Sipara) outer page is also decorated in the same pattern. Even the entire text was stitched with the vibrant green colour. Zamrud’s epic creation weighs approximately 63 kilos.
“I started stitching the Quran with full determination without fearing about how long it will take to complete,” she said. “I am thankful to the Almighty for giving me enough courage to complete the noble task. I am so happy with it. I have never been happier in my entire life,” remarked Zamrud.
Her family said that they are very happy over the achievement of their daughter. They said during this entire duration, she remained away from public gatherings choosing to focus on staying at home and completing the Quran.