10:11 - May 25, 2019
News ID: 3468595
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A ceremony was held in Egypt’s Kafr El Sheikh Governorate earlier this week to honor 100 memorizers of the Quran.


The governorate’s Awqaf department organized the ceremony on Thursday, according to website.  

Those honored at the event were children and teenagers aged 5 to 20.

They received presents from the department for their Quranic achievement.

The Awqaf department annually organizes the ceremony in the holy month of Ramadan.

Egypt is a country in North Africa with a population of around 96 million.

Muslims account for around 90 percent of the country’s total population.

Quranic activities, including memorization of the Holy Book, are very common in the Muslim-majority Arab country.

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