According to quran.gov.ae, this edition of the Quranic event will run until the 14th day of the holy month.
The annual international competition will be held at the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
According to Ibrahim Mohammed Bu Melha, adviser to the Ruler of Dubai for Cultural and Humanitarian Affairs and Head of the DIHQA organizing committee, representatives of 90 countries will be attending the competition this year.
Abdulkarim Ibrahim Salih from Egypt, Amin Idris Fallatah from Saudi Arabia, Salim Mohammad Al-Doubi from the UAE, Abdulhadi La’qab from Algeria, Ibranim Mohammad Kishidan from Libya and Ma’ani Al-Sheikh Hassan Ghansouri from Burkina Faso are members of the arbitration committee of the contest.
The Dubai international Holy Quran award is held on memorization of the entire Quran.
Quran memorizer Mohammadreza Valimohammadi is representing Iran in this edition of the competition.