“The Quran memorization contest is a true testament to the efforts of the Kingdom to serve the Holy Quran”

MECCA – Participants of the King Abdulaziz International Competition for Memorization, Recitation and Interpretation of the Holy Quran during its 42nd session, held in the Grand Mosque of Mecca, said that this international competition is a reflection of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and its leaders. efforts to care for and preserve the Holy Quran.

They noted that the Kingdom spares no effort to serve the Holy Book by organizing this annual competition.

Mohammed Shuaib Rashid, a contestant from Singapore, noted that taking part in the international contest is a feat given that it is held in the Grand Mosque and next to the Kaaba, praising the Kingdom’s efforts in serving the Quran for several decades. .

For his part, Abdul Mohsen Jamal from Ethiopia said that the holding of Quranic competitions is a true testimony of the Kingdom’s efforts in the service of Islam and the Quran.

Meanwhile, Malaysian contestant Shahr Al-Honaifi said he was having the best time of his life next to the Grand Mosque, taking part in the biggest competition regarding Quran memorization, recitation and interpretation.

Preliminary qualifications for the King Abdulaziz International Competition for Memorization, Recitation and Interpretation of the Holy Quran in its 42nd session, organized by the Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Appeal and Guidance, started on Saturday and will continue for three days in the morning and evening shifts, after the arrival of the competitors at the competition premises.

The organization of the competition is represented by the General Secretariat of the Holy Quran Competition from 14 to 25 Safar 1444 AH, with the participation of 153 candidates from 111 countries. — SPA

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