(Ahlul Bayt News Agency) - The 29th edition of Iran’s International Holy Quran Competition will kick off today, June 17, at 5 pm local time.
Hojat-ol-Islam Mohammadi Golpayegani, head of the Supreme Leader's office, Seyyed Mohammd Hosseini, Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance, and Iranian MPs and ambassadors will be present at the opening ceremony of the event.
Representatives of 65 Muslim and non-Muslim countries will take part in the 29th edition of Iran’s International Holy Quran Competition.
The jury panel of the contest has 14 members, 5 of whom are Iranian and the rest are from other countries.
A Quran memorizer from Isfahan province and a Quran reciter from Khuzestan province will represent Iran in the memorization and recitation categories of the international event.
Holding the categories of recitation and memorization simultaneously and organizing the Quranic research conference are the distinguishing characteristics of Iran’s International holy Quran Competition.
The international event will be held in Tehran from June 18 until June 23 in Tehran.
- Aselamu alykum wr wb
Dear Iranian people you have to proud being an Irani citizen. Because you have a lot number of your sisters and brothers are memorizing the Holy Qur'an so you are rich enough. Masha-ALLAH Tebareke-ALLAH. You are rich in Almighty ALLAH's way.
Your sister in Islam Amina from Ethiopia