Goodword Books, an Islamic publishing house, opened its showroom and dawah center in Chennai on August 18, 2013. The bookstore was inaugurated by the well-known Islamic scholar, Dr. V. Abdur Rahim, director of the King Fahad Quran Printing Complex and former Professor of Arabic at the Islamic University of Madinah, Saudi Arabia.
In his address, Dr. V. Abdur Rahim, applauding the efforts of the publishing house, he said that its products were known for “high quality and authenticity.”
The director of Goodword Books, Dr. Saniyasnain Khan, also present at the inauguration, hoped that the bookstore would help in furthering the mission of the publishing house. He said: “Goodword Books is not just a publishing house but it is a dawah mission.”
The launch drew Islamic scholars, publishers and writers from Chennai and other states, such as the director of Darussalam, Maulana Ilyas Vaniyambadi, Zabeehulla Baig of Basharath, Tamil writers Mr. Ibrahim Mohiddin, Ibrahim Rasool, M. K. Abdul Quddoos and others.